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  1. 8 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending anaemia in the developing world

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are leading trials to test the the efficacy of iron supplements to beat anaemia in developing world.

  2. 4 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Gearing up against skin cancer

    From mole-mapping and imaging, to new drug treatments, the way we diagnose and treat skin cancers is being revolutionised says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 31 December 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part One

    This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.

  4. 20 December 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Gene-edited babies: What does the law allow in Australia?

    University of Melbourne legal experts argue that Australian laws about embryonic genome editing need to be updated to reflect rapid changes in the field.

  5. 20 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why the number of dementia cases has doubled

    Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating a huge health burden; a University of Melbourne expert says we all need to act on new health advice

  6. 19 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Disability, thoughts of suicide and Australian men

    Men in Australia are much more at risk of suicide; new research from the University of Melbourne looks what this means for Australian men with a disability.

  7. Podcast19 December 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.

  8. 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.

  9. 12 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why is no-one talking about safe sex for the over 60s?

    University of Melbourne researchers are working on a tool to help GPs discuss sexual health with their older patients, who are experiencing an increase in STIs.