2012

Double celebration for Australian Twin Registry as it announces HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark as its patron

We wanted to share some amazing breaking news with our members! Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has agreed to become the international patron of the Australian Twin Registry as well... Read more >

We answer your top questions

At the Australian Twin Registry, we love to receive feedback from our members. We frequently receive queries on a wide range of topics and we try our best to answer them all. ... Read more >

Give the gift of your time

Help us this Christmas to help others. By participating in twin studies, you can help researchers to further our understanding of factors in health and wellbeing. Learn more about our current studies ... Read more >

Twin rhythm of the heartbeat

Twins are needed to join landmark research into how our genes affect the rhythm of the heartbeat. If you’re a twin aged between 18-35, don’t smoke and are not on regular medications, you can make... Read more >

Twin study helps to explain fainting

Fainting has complex causes involving genetic predisposition and environmental triggers, a new study of twins led by the University of Melbourne and Austin Health has shown. The research found that i... Read more >

Twin union for ACTU president

Ged Kearney is a mother of four (including twins), with an extended family of eight siblings, a company director and the ACTU President. How could she possibly fit yet another thing into her already h... Read more >

Doubley warm wishes for the festive season

It has been an amazing year for the Australian Twin Registry. None of our achievements would have been possible without the wonderful support of our twin members. We share some of our 2012 highlights... Read more >

Twins double effort to reduce risk of broken bones

Do you know of twins or triplets aged from five to 18 years, of the same gender, where one takes anti-epileptic medicine and the other doesn’t, and they live in Victoria? ... Read more >

Vale Robert Balderstone

We were saddened to hear of the recent passing at the age of 90 of a great friend of the Australian Twin Registry, Mr Robert ‘Bob’ Balderstone. ... Read more >

The best place for sharing twin news

Six months after its launch, the ATR’s Facebook page is attracting daily new followers, with nearly 1400 to date. ... Read more >

Twins help solve the puzzle of growing pains 2012

Growing pains have long been the subject of speculation and research, and this condition of childhood continues to puzzle. The Pain Research Unit at Sydney Children`s Hospital is unravelling some of t... Read more >

Cancer tests the close bonds of identical twin brothers

Identical twin brothers, Craig and Brenton Gurney, were inseparable as little boys and have remained very close into their adult lives. But these close bonds are now being tested with one of the pair ... Read more >

Australia's biggest twins festival ever!

People can be forgiven for seeing double – or even triple – vision when attending the 2012 Twins Plus Festival. ... Read more >

Twins help solve the puzzle of growing pains

Growing pains have long been the subject of speculation and research, and this condition of childhood continues to puzzle. The Pain Research Unit at Sydney Children's Hospital is unravelling some of t... Read more >

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