News by category: Mater Research

Mater Research is planning the largest group cohort study in the state since the 1980s, aiming to follow 10 000 Queensland families over three decades, in collaboration with...

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09
Aug

Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland

Mater researchers Dr Jyai Allen and Professor Sue Kildea recently secured funding from Perpetual’s IMPACT Philanthropy Program to evaluate an innovative educational...

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02
Aug

Mater Research receives funding boost for Thompson Method breastfeeding study

Mater Research Institute—University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) Professor Sailesh Kumar discusses the findings of a recent trial in the Netherlands using Sildenafil, reported...

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25
Jul

Sildenafil (Viagra) trial

An Australian first research trial at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, using the drug Sildenafil—commonly known as Viagra—to improve outcomes in labour, is one of...

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04
Jul

Australian first trial using Viagra® in pregnancy supported by Golden Casket donation

Fetal distress can occur when a baby does not receive enough oxygen during labour.

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28
May

Can a late pregnancy screening test reduce the risk of fetal distress in labour?

As a recipient of last year’s Mater Research Grant for Outstanding Women, Dr Shelley Wilkinson  is passionate about supporting women to have healthy pregnancies and...

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08
Mar

Women supporting women

Evaluation of Birthing in Our Community has shown significant reductions in preterm birth, caesarean sections, and low birth weight infants and babies being admitted to the...

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20
Feb

Closing the gap: Birthing in our Community

Often when we hear the words ‘mental health’ it is within the context of older children and adults, but rarely do we consider mental health in the context of...

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16
Jun

Mater Researcher takes steps to understand the impact of good mental health in children

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