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Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Media Release: New technique promises more accurate genomes

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new technique that will aid in a more accurate reconstruction of human genomes by determining the exact sections of the genome that come from each parent. The new technique, published today in the journal Nature Biotechnology, will also allow researchers to identify further complexity within any type of […]

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Media Release: Global study finds youngest in class more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

A new global study involving the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute has found that children who are the youngest in their classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than their older classmates. The research, led by Curtin University and published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, systematically […]

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Media Release: Summit on Global Mental Health Sparks Critical Response from Service-Users and Rights-Groups

Mental health service-users, rights-groups and professionals advise caution before implementing a ‘scaling up” of mental health care globally. On October 9th and 10th, 2018, World Mental Health Day, the UK government hosted a Global Mental Health Ministerial Summit with the intention of laying out a course of action to implement mental health policies globally. In […]

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