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GP Forum – Bed, Birth and Beyond

Yesterday, the RRI co-hosted a GP training session in collaboration with Fertility SA at Adelaide Oval titled Bed, Birth and Beyond: Women’s health, conception, pregnancy and further. This high quality women’s health conference, was designed to assist health professionals in improving outcomes for their patients. The program was presented by clinicians, researchers and included a mother […]

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Media Release: Drug shows promise for preventing preterm birth

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have successfully tested a drug that is showing some early promise in efforts to prevent pre-term birth. The findings, published today (Monday 7 November) in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, are a step forward in understanding the inflammatory mechanisms that lead to pre-term birth and how they can be […]

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Video available: The short and long-term implications of late preterm and early term birth

Professor Jonathan Morris presented the third in the series of Robinson Research Institute / Women’s and Children’s Hospital co-hosted Grand Rounds on the topic: The short and long-term implications of late preterm and early term birth. Watch the recording of Professor Morris’ presentation at the link below.  

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Media Release: Steroid treatment for IVF problems may do more harm than good

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are urging doctors and patients to refrain from using a specific steroid treatment to treat infertility in women unless clinically indicated, because of its links to miscarriage, preterm birth and birth defects. Writing in the journal Human Reproduction, researchers from the University’s Robinson Research Institute, led by Professor Sarah […]

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Media Release: Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications

New research led by the University of Adelaide has confirmed that boy babies are much more likely to experience potentially life-threatening outcomes at birth than girls. The research, which investigated data of more than 574,000 South Australian births over a 30-year period (1981-2011), is the first population-based study of its kind in Australia to confirm […]

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Media Release: Two Uni of Adelaide researchers join science Academy

Two University of Adelaide researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science. Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher (School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, and ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls) and Professor Sarah Robertson (Robinson Research Institute) are among the new Fellows elected nationally for their significant contributions and lasting […]

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Media Release: Why inequalities in reproductive health make a difference

A University of Adelaide researcher whose work aims to highlight and resolve inequalities in reproductive health for Aboriginal women has today been awarded the inaugural Healthy Development Adelaide Women’s Excellence in Research Award. Dr Alice Rumbold is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellow with the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research […]

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Media Release: Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for preterm birth

International research led by the University of Adelaide has for the first time shown a direct link between continued marijuana use during pregnancy and pre-term birth. The study evaluated data from more than 5500 pregnant women from Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom who took part in the SCOPE (SCreening fOr Pregnancy Endpoints) […]

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Media Release: Risk of stillbirth twice as high for disadvantaged women

Women from lower socio-economic families face twice the risk of delivering a stillborn baby than their wealthier counterparts, an international study involving the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute has found. The international study of stillbirth rates in high-income countries found that the equity gap between rich and poor is contributing to thousands of preventable […]

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Media Release: Best minds frame research priorities for reproductive health

Research into the optimal preconception diet and societal barriers to fertility are among the key priorities for future reproductive health studies, according to a highly experienced multidisciplinary team of health thinkers assembled by the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute. In a new paper published in the journal Nutrients, University of Adelaide’s NHMRC Principal Research […]

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