Health & Medicine
The uncomfortable truth about child sexual abuse
Despite the headlines, perpetrators of child sexual abuse are most likely to be close to the family, says University of Melbourne and Deakin University experts.
Taking on the ‘toxic trio’ behind coeliac disease
A new vaccine is being tested to enable coeliac patients to tolerate gluten, developed by a research collaboration including WEHI and University of Melbourne
Protecting the world from the threat of pandemics
University of Melbourne researchers are creating mathematical models of infectious diseases like pandemic flu, giving governments a toolkit for taking action
How smelling can help your brain
Sense of smell can reduce as we age and can predict cognitive decline. But by practising smelling we might boost our brains says University of Melbourne experts
Global health efforts need to catch up with young people
Adolescents have been overlooked by the global health agenda, but for the first time we have the data to make a difference, says University of Melbourne expert.
Access to e-cigarettes will improve Australia’s health
Research including the University of Melbourne finds if existing smokers swap to e-cigarettes or vaping it can have a big net health gain for the entire country
My brilliant career
This special International Women's Day episode unites leading women in science to discuss the challenge of the advancement of women in medical research.
The economics of good health
Health economists face the challenge of convincing clinicians and patients that they’re about more than just cutting costs says a University of Melbourne expert
Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people
We need to use the strengths of Aboriginal youth if we are to close the gap says the University of Melbourne's Professor Sandra Eades.