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Nov

Breastmilk & babies’ saliva shape oral microbiome, says QUT and UQ researchers

Newborn breastfed babies’ saliva combines with breastmilk to release antibacterial compounds that help to shape the bacterial communities (microbiota) in babies’ mouths, biomedical scientists have found.

9
Nov

Peer-led mentoring programs offer part of the solution for bullying and harassment

Peer-led mentoring programs can help interns transition from university to the hospital environment but don’t address the underlying structural problems producing bullying, harassment, and mental health stigma.

9
Nov

When it comes to heart attack risk, hypertension, smoking and diabetes impact women more than men

Hypertension, smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk in both sexes, but new research published in BMJ shows they have more impact in women than in men.

8
Nov

Postnatal depression much more likely for women who give birth to boys

A study into postnatal depression (PND), found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79% when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls.

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