Probiotics could be a key to cystic fibrosis outcomes

“UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.” — Read more here

$1 million grant for major cystic fibrosis study

“A $1 million grant has been awarded to Dr Keith Ooi, Gastroenterologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, to investigate whether probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.” — Read more here

Choosing Age-Appropriate Toys 

Toys can stimulate senses and fuel a child’s imagination, which helps them learn and grow. However, the key to hours of satisfaction and entertainment is to make sure toys are age-appropriate. We consulted with child psychologist, Dr Anna McKinnon, to find out what is the best toy for your child’s stage of development. Baby and Infant Toys (0 – 2

Do kids grow out of childhood asthma?

When a child is diagnosed with asthma, parents usually have a number of questions. How serious is asthma? Will the child grow out of it? How can it be treated? It can be difficult to get clear answers, as asthma affects different children in different ways. Find out about the longevity of asthma with some new research from Prof.

New Website

The Children’s Clinic are very proud to be launching our brand new website. We and the team at Elephant Room have worked hard to create a space where you can follow the latest news and information from us. If you have any feedback, we’d love to hear from you so please, get in touch via the contact page and let’s continue the conversation. Thanks

Diagnosing Asthma in Children

Prof Adam Jaffe lends his expert advice and guidance on diagnosing asthma in children. Click here to read the article.

New Joiner: Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Dr. Keith Ooi

We are thrilled to announce that we have a fantastic Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Dr Keith Ooi, starting at The Children’s Clinic at the end of April. Dr Keith Ooi is a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick and an Academic at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). He specialises in all aspects of gastrointestinal, pancreatic, nutritional and liver