Thanks to your involvement in our research over the last three decades, the Raine Study has been able to make many important discoveries, resulting in over 650 peer-reviewed papers published in academic journals.
We now know life-changing things like:
- Ultrasounds on pregnant mothers are safe, resulting in the adoption of international standards for ultrasounds during pregnancy
- Mothers who don’t smoke during pregnancy increase the outcome of having a happier and healthier child
- Children who grow up without a liquor outlet close to their home drink less as a young adult
- Young adults who participated in sport more as children have stronger bones
- Children who were breast-fed for four months or longer have healthier weight and less asthma and allergies
- Breast-feeding reduces the chances of a middle ear infection as a young child
- Children with better sleep patterns have better mental health in later life
- Teenagers who eat a healthy diet have better school achievement
- Even if you have back pain as an adolescent, it doesn’t mean you will experience it throughout life
- Children and adolescents who watch less TV have less fat as a young adult
- Vitamin D is good for eye health
- Working less than 38 hours a week decreases your risk of heart disease
Learn more about the scope of research achievements by the Raine Study through the Special Interest Group topics our researchers are aligned with, or use the search function below to explore our research by topic or keyword.