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Girls have worse Covid mental health than boys
Fri, 3 Jun 2022
A new study has found teenage girls were more stressed than boys during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic and more focus should be put on their mental health needs if there is another, similar outbreak.

The mating game
Thu, 2 Jun 2022
A James Cook University study has found men who want to be fathers are more attractive to women – but with a catch.

New culprit found to cause shellfish allergy
Wed, 25 May 2022
Researchers have discovered a new primary cause of shellfish allergy which could lead to better targeted testing and diagnosis of the potentially life-threatening reaction.

Croc meat may be unsafe for fish allergy sufferers
Fri, 20 May 2022
As Food Allergy Week approaches in Australia, researchers are warning people with a taste for crocodile that it could trigger dangerous reactions if they are allergic to fish.

New treatment keeps bush kids close to home
Mon, 16 May 2022
Medical researchers have started a project designed to treat sick outback kids near where they live – keeping them close to home and family, and saving millions of dollars in aeromedical transport costs.

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