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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. Podcast18 May 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Five things about...Poo

    Why is poo a taboo? University of Melbourne's Prof Nick Haslam and PhDc Naomi Francis from the Nossal Institute discuss all things fecal.

  6. 8 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The flu-hunters

    The University of Melbourne is home to a team of expert flu-hunters, who track the virus's mutations and help update the annual vaccine.

  7. Podcast1 May 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The wonders of relaxin

    Laura Parry from the University of Melbourne on how the hormone relaxin, produced in high quantities during pregnancy, could help treat cardiovascular disease.

  8. 4 May 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Boys who are unhappy with their bodies are just as vulnerable as girls

    A new study led by a University of Melbourne psychologist has found that boys with body dissatisfaction suffer the same damage to quality of life as girls do.

  9. 3 May 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Bones of contention

    The University of Melbourne's anatomy museum includes Egyptian mummified remains and Ned Kelly's death mask in its large and significant collection.