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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Making space for emergency talk
The way hospital emergency rooms operate makes important conversations difficult - University of Melbourne and Deakin University research design solutions
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
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.