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  1. 2 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who needs a colonoscopy most?

    An online triage calculator to identify patients who need their colonoscopy most urgently, has been developed by researchers including University of Melbourne.

  2. 23 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Listening to the voices of survivors of violence and abuse

    Hearing womens' voices is central to ending sexual and domestic abuse including when assessing efforts to treat perpetrators says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 16 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    What it takes to make a heartbeat

    By studying the zebrafish, a University of Melbourne-led study shows a gene involved in cardiac rhythm may explain how a heartbeat develops and is controlled.

  4. 11 February 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Collingwood’s challenge is everyone’s challenge

    A University of Melbourne expert says make no mistake, Collingwood Football Club’s challenge to undo systemic racism is everyone’s challenge – together.

  5. 10 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Can thousands of oranges worth of vitamin C cure sepsis?

    Megadoses of vitamin C may be a potential cure for sepsis – when the immune system damages tissues and organs. University of Melbourne researchers explain why.

  6. 4 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Privacy and health: The lessons of COVID-19

    Australia's COVIDSafe app had wide support but too many were wary. A University of Melbourne-led team have now delved into Australians' attitudes to privacy

  7. 2 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Testing, testing, testing: Can blood tests help detect cancers early?

    The COVID-19 pandemic showed our capacity to test at large scale, can we use these strategies for early detection of cancer ask University of Melbourne experts?

  8. 26 January 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    What chickens can tell us about living with COVID-19

    The poultry industry copes with an avian coronavirus that can tell us a lot about tackling SARS-CoV-2 and future viruses says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 21 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Looking to the distance for healthy vision

    Half of the world could be short-sighted by 2050, highlighting the importance of getting outdoors to exercise our vision, say University of Melbourne experts