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  1. 16 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Holiday stress and how to beat it

    The chaos of Christmas can leave many of us feeling stressed, but a University of Melbourne expert says some simple changes can make a world of difference.

  2. 11 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How difficult decisions change our brains

    New University of Melbourne research finds making a difficult choice between two desirable things can change the way our brains think about future preferences.

  3. 10 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Helping people with severe mental illness live longer and healthier

    A major new study from the University of Melbourne is looking at how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease for people with severe mental illness.

  4. 7 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Focusing on kindness, not consumption, this Christmas

    With a bit of planning, parents can use Christmas to teach kids how to slow down and be kind to other people, says University of Melbourne expert Lea Waters.

  5. 5 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stumbling into the brave new world of gene editing

    A University of Melbourne expert says the alleged creation of the world's first gene-edited babies in China raises questions about the ethics of CRISPR .

  6. 4 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stimulating the brain – without major surgery

    University of Melbourne researchers have shown the Stentrode, a tiny device inserted next to the motor cortex, can stimulate, as well as record, brain activity.

  7. 2 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Rethinking how we see anorexia

    Research at the Royal Children's Hospital and the University of Melbourne has found anorexia is possible at any weight; not just those who are very underweight.

  8. 29 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Heart plumbing: The pipes matter

    A Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne heart surgeon has long championed using arteries, not veins, in heart bypass – the evidence backs him up

  9. 27 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising blood sugar targets

    University of Melbourne researchers have developed a tool to help GPs set personalised blood sugar targets and medication plans for type 2 diabetes patients.