A successful pregnancy if you have diabetes comes down to planning and making sure you have the right health-care team behind you.
Women with diabetes are at high risk of pregnancy complications. But there is a lot women can do to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Home Affairs hasn’t made it clear what measures of oversight and surveillance will be applied to private corporations.
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When visa services are run in the interests of profit rather than border governance, corrupt tactics can be used to benefit the providers’ bottom line.
Strange coloured poo is usually due to the food we’ve eaten, medication we’ve taken, or the processes involved in breaking down what we ingest.
Poo can come in a range of colours, including green. Most of the time there's nothing to worry about, but there are a few signs it's time to see your GP.
Ils en ont besoin pour s'intégrer, mais les médias sociaux font peut-être plus de mal que de bien aux adolescents.
Nous avons demandé à cinq experts si les médias sociaux étaient dommageables pour les enfants et les adolescents. Quatre sur cinq ont répondu oui.
Giardia es un ejemplo de un parásito indeseable. Los síntomas pueden incluir diarrea, dolores abdominales, fatiga, debilidad y pérdida de peso.
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Existen tres clases de parásitos que pueden causar enfermedades en los seres humanos. Esto es lo que necesita saber.
Declining water levels in Warragamba Dam reflect generally falling national levels of stored water.
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Australia's capital cities have collectively lost 30% of their stored water over the last six years. But this loss is not evenly distributed across the country.
‘Simple adoption’ is when an adopted child gets to maintain ties to their birth family.
'Simple adoption' can preserve the identity of an adopted child by giving them a legal connection to both their birth family and their new family.
A thick haze has settled over Sydney, blown in from northwest of the city.
The haze now engulfing Sydney isn't an isolated problem. Cities around the world struggle to manage the many sources of tiny airborne particles and the discomfort and illnesses these cause.
While most research participants believe in the power of contact, dialogue and exchange to transform negative attitudes.
In the face of growing anti-Muslim sentiment, young Muslim Australians believe the power of contact and exchange can transform prejudice.
If you’ve ever put wet wood on to a fire, you may have noticed it makes a lot more noise than dry wood.
Water and sap inside the wood make mini explosions as they turn into gas and burst out. That's why damp wood makes the noisiest fires.
The ‘natural sounds’ of native animals like this koala had been heard on ABC Radio, but bringing them to TV audiences in the 1960s presented new and exciting challenges.
When the ABC began screening local wildlife television, it helped create a new environmental nationalism, implicating audiences in the survival of Australian animals.
It’s difficult to recall what you might need as you’re preparing to evacuate, so have your kit ready to go.
Babies are particularly vulnerable in emergencies, especially in hot weather. Here's what your emergency kit needs to ensure they stay hydrated if you have to evacuate or you lose power or water.
If the cement industry were a country, it would be the
third-largest emitter of CO₂ in the world.
The cement needed to make concrete – the most widely used man-made material – is a major source of global emissions. Researchers are working on a green replacement that could transform the sector.
Giardia is an example of a parasite you don’t want to catch. Symptoms can include diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, fatigue, weakness and weight loss.
There are three classes of parasites that can cause disease in humans. Here's what you need to know.
Virtual horse racing, at a real racecourse? Zero points for imagination.
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Virtual Reality is failing to live up to the hype - but why? One problem is a lack of imagination. In a world of limitless possibilities, there's no need to test-drive a virtual family sedan.
They need to have it to fit in, but social media is probably doing teens more harm than good.
We asked five experts if social media was damaging to children and teens, and four out of five said yes.
One nine-year-old chose his local supermarket as a place he valued because he could “spend time with mum and help decide what goes in our trolley”.
When primary school children in a disadvantaged part of Sydney were asked to map what they valued in the area, their choices were revealing and sometimes surprising.
There are no guarantees in bushfires, but you can improve the odds your house survives a blaze.
Photo by Edward Doody, courtesy of Arkin Tilt Architects
Houses built more than 20 years ago are likely to be more vulnerable to bushfires than newer builds. But there are some simple and inexpensive ways to reduce your risk.
Words can say different things depending on their context.
A whole language approach to teaching reading gives kids a whole linguistic picture of how words work. This includes teaching individual letters and sounds, as well as what the words mean in context.
Endometriosis is a chronic condition that causes pain, infertility and gastrointestinal symptoms.
For some women with endometriosis, surgery and medication just aren't cutting it to alleviate their pain and other symptoms. One in ten turn to cannabis.