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Issue 12 Summer 2015

star imagePlease enjoy this issue of the latest ATR news

 imageBest wishes for the festive season and New Year
We wish all of our members and supporters a safe and happy festive season and thank you for your wonderful contribution to twin research in 2015. We share with you our best twin moments of 2015. Read more...

 imageCurrently recruiting twin studies
Did you know that back pain is the most disabling condition worldwide? Or that one of our biggest health risks is not 'physical' but 'social'? We have a number of different projects currently recruiting twins, including two important new studies investigating very different - but equally significant - health concerns. Learn more...

 imageTwins in school; should they be kept together?
One of the most hotly debated topics on our Facebook page concerns whether twins should be kept separate – or together at school. We have summarised the current research and compiled it to help you make the best decision for your twins. Learn more...

imageTwin research update on genes, teeth and faces
Twins have played a crucial role in improving our understanding of tooth emergence through their participation in studies that have extended over more than 30 years. The results of these studies have made a valuable contribution to the fields of dentistry and craniofacial biology. Learn more...

 imageTwin research sheds new light on back pain
Do you suffer from back pain? You are not alone - nearly four million people in Australia suffer from low back pain at any one time. New twin research is helping to improve diagnosis and treatment. Learn more...

 imageNSW's first twin research hub launched in Sydney
We thank ATR twin members who featured at the recent launch of NSW's first twin research hub in Sydney. The hub is bringing twins together with world leading researchers to address some of our biggest health challenges. Read more...

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