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  1. 13 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Women who use force

    While family violence is predominantly perpetrated by men, it’s important to understand the reason why some women use force, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 12 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Psychedelic medicine: A mental health game changer?

    Psychedelic compounds are showing promise as potential treatments for mental illness say experts from University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University

  3. 10 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Freezing eggs for IVF: Waste not, want not

    Woman can freeze their eggs for later use but many will be wasted while other women miss out. A system of donation is needed say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 5 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Rising caesarean rates and inequality

    Rates of caesarian section are growing, especially in Asia, and University of Melbourne research in Indonesia shows the growth comes with widening inequalities

  5. 23 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Predicting cancer risk from mammograms could revolutionise screening

    New mammogram imaging techniques could revolutionise breast screening by predicting each woman’s cancer risk, explains a University of Melbourne expert

  6. 21 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How to (sleigh) ride your emotions this Christmas

    For people feeling down or stressed this COVID-normal holiday period, University of Melbourne experts have some evidence-based tips for managing your emotions.

  7. 16 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Vocal fry: What is it and why does it still polarise listeners?

    Whether you love, hate or are ambivalent about vocal fry, University of Melbourne linguists and voice experts can explain its origins and place in society

  8. 15 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Watch Episode 2: Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View

    The University of Melbourne's Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View features international experts exploring how we'll live with the coronavirus pandemic.

  9. 10 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Virus, pathogenesis, epidemiology and vaccination in the complex ecosystems of us

    Electing to be vaccinated fulfils a very basic responsibility to ourselves, our family and the community, explains the University of Melbourne's Peter Doherty.