2015

Twin photographer on a mission

If you've ever wondered what really goes on in the lives of twin families, you need look no further than Helga Dalla's breathtaking books of twin photography. ... Read more >

Top tips for parents of twins and triplets

How to develop a healthy balance between experiencing life as part of a twin pair and being an individual is a work in progress for many twins, their families and friends. ... Read more >

How twins switched at birth are helping research

“His twin’s very existence refuted a concept dear to him: his sense of his own uniqueness”. Susan Dominus, NY Times ... Read more >

Currently recruiting twin studies

The following studies are commencing around Australia. Please help research that benefits everyone at www.twins.org.au email twins-atr@unimelb.edu.au or freecall 1800-037-021. ... Read more >

Low back pain hurts more than just your back

Nearly 80 percent of the population have had, or will experience lower back pain, making it the most commonly suffered pain condition and the third most long term condition. ... Read more >

Fun times at the 2015 Twins Plus Festival

Hundreds of twins and triplets gathered to celebrate the magic of ‘multiplicity’. ... Read more >

Twin legacy for global cures

A life-threatening illness led to this twin to consider how she could contribute an enduring legacy to the quest to find global cures. ... Read more >

Twins in space

Twins in space? Or more correctly, one twin in space – and one twin on earth. NASA’s novel program featuring identical twins Scott and Mark Kelly has garnered much interest in the media of late. T... Read more >

Zygosity testing doubly important for twins

“Are you identical or not?” is a question constantly faced by many twins throughout their lives and a recent study has found that this can cause considerable angst. ... Read more >

Currently recruiting twin studies

The following studies are commencing around Australia. Please help research that benefits everyone at www.twins.org.au email twins-atr@unimelb.edu.au or freecall 1800-037-021. ... Read more >

Federal Government announces new Australian Centre of Excellence in Twin Research

The vital role of twins in research has been recognised with the Federal Government announcing a new Australian Centre of Excellence in Twin Research. The new centre will provide ongoing support for t... Read more >

NSW's first twin research hub launched in Sydney

When twins joined with researchers recently for the launch of NSW's first twin research hub in Sydney, it was a powerful demonstration of the might of twin research.  ... Read more >

Twin research sheds new light on back pain

Back pain is a condition usually associated with growing older but new research has found it starts much earlier in life and, without prevention and early effective treatment, can develop into a chron... Read more >

Twin research update on genes, teeth and faces

For more than 30 years, Professor Grant Townsend and his team from the School of Dentistry at the University of Adelaide have been conducting the Teeth and Faces of Young Australian Twins an... Read more >

Twins in school; should they be kept together?

Everyone seems to have an opinion about whether twins should be separated at school or not – but how do you know what decision is best for your twins? Dr Karen Thorpe from the Queensland University ... Read more >

Currently recruiting twin studies

The following studies are commencing around Australia. Please help research that benefits everyone at www.twins.org.au email twins-atr@unimelb.edu.au or freecall 1800-037-021. ... Read more >

Best 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 celebrate with you some of our best twin moments of... Read more >

Low back pain hurts more than just your back

Nearly 80 percent of the population have had, or will experience lower back pain, making it the most commonly suffered pain condition and the third most common long-term condition. ... Read more >

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