Congratulations to Paediatrician Dr Valerie Sung who will receive a prestigious Dean's Award for Excellence from the University of Melbourne in recognition of her thesis: Probiotics for treating infant colic.
Children living with cerebral palsy, in the Hume Region, will benefit from access to a treatment, now offered at Goulburn Valley Health Service, Shepparton. Paediatric Rehabilitation Specialist Dr Monika Hasnat has recently set up a botulinum toxin injection service available at Shepparton for young patients
Positive Parenting Strategies - Habit breaking help for kids who can't quit. Do your kids drive you crazy with frustrating habits like thumb sucking, hair pulling, nail biting or nose picking? Lots of children have habits, especially during the kindergarten years and usually involving touching
Editors of the recently released and latest edition of the best selling manual The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Paediatric Handbook 9th Edition include Melbourne Paediatric Specialists' Paediatricians Amanda Gwee and Michael Marks.
From 13 April 2015, under the Tobacco Act 1987 smoking is prohibited within four metres of an entrance to all Victorian children’s indoor play centres, public hospitals, registered community health centres and certain Victorian Government buildings.
We Care About Your Health - Please Don't Smoke Here
Meet four of our highly experienced General Paediatric, Developmental & Behavioural Paediatricians who have commenced private consulting at Melbourne Paediatric Specialists in February 2015.
Dr Valerie Sung, Dr Shaamini Lokuge-Hayes, A/Prof Michael Marks and Dr Rick Jarman.
These paediatricians also have senior staff appointments at the Royal Children’s Hospital
Dr Valerie Sung explains her latest study which shows that probiotics are ineffective in treating infant colic.
The study, which was published in the British Medical Journal in April 2014, is the largest and most rigorous trial to date to show the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri, is