More committed Australian couples are choosing to live in two houses instead of one - and a researcher at The University of Western Australia wants to know how Living Apart Together (LAT) relationships might affect men.
Taking fish oil during pregnancy could limit the effects of serious complications such as gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and miscarriage as well as enhancing fetal growth, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Male babies that do not have good fetal growth or are exposed to their mothers' smoking are more likely to have a lower sperm count as adults, according to a new study by Roger Hart, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at The University of Western Australia and medical director of Fertility Specialists of Western Australia in Perth.
Using music to teach spelling to children with autism, new directions in stroke research and recent advances - and ongoing challenges - in diagnosing genetic causes of neuromuscular disorders are among research topics to be presented by local and national experts, and leading students at a forum to be hosted by The University of Western Australia later this month.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliate, Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, have found the impact of long-term unemployment and separation in a family extends to future generations.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander conceptions of healing, empowerment and leadership differ from Western concepts and must be considered if the mental health and social and emotional well-being of the nation's first Australians are to improve, according to the co-chair of a new group.
Children from primary and secondary schools around the city and in regional WA are being recruited for the first study internationally to assess the impact of screen-based technologies on their mental health over an extended period.
Measures taken to ease the pressure on overcrowded hospital emergency departments have been based on flawed data which wrongly blames general practice patients for clogging the system, according to a study by emergency specialists from The University of Western Australia.
Teenagers who drink more than one standard can (375g) of sugary drinks a day are putting themselves at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease such as heart disease or stroke in later life.
One of the genes which causes a muscle disease so severe that newborn babies rarely survive beyond a few days has been discovered by an international team of scientists, coordinated by The University of Western Australia affiliate, the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR).
Second and third year pathology, microbiology, pharmacology and medicine students at The University of Western Australia will have their critical thinking and analytical skills sharply honed for an ever-changing work environment thanks to new e-learning suites opened today.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have developed a simple scoring method to predict the risk of women with gestational diabetes developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.