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  1. 22 June 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Epigenetics: Asking cancer the right question

    The University of Melbourne is leading research into epigenetic treatments for cancer; learning more about the chromatin biology that regulates our genes.

  2. 13 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Children speak out on family violence

    University of Melbourne researcher interviews children and young people whose fathers use violence and finds they want to be heard and to make a difference

  3. 3 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stopping the flu virus at the nose

    University of Melbourne researchers find flu-fighting cells in our noses that can act as "nasal border patrol' against the influenza virus.

  4. 29 May 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Parents: 24/7 CEOs of our kids’ lives

    In The Strength Switch, Lea Waters from the University of Melbourne explains how strength-based parenting can help children become more optimistic and resilient

  5. 1 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Brush your teeth! It could save your life

    Poor mouth hygiene can lead to bacteria and serious illness through the blood stream. University of Melbourne scientists are working with CSL on a vaccine.

  6. 25 May 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Breakthrough: Medicinal cannabis and severe epilepsy

    International researchers, including the University of Melbourne, have proven that a type of medicinal cannabis can reduce seizures in a form of severe epilepsy

  7. 24 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making space for emergency talk

    The way hospital emergency rooms operate makes important conversations difficult - University of Melbourne and Deakin University research design solutions

  8. 24 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Early puberty linked to socio-economic status

    Disadvantage maybe an evolutionary trigger for early puberty and associated health problem, says a major Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne study

  9. Podcast19 May 2017 - Up Close

    What’s killing women?

    Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, and how men differ from women in age-related diseases.