Health & Medicine
Victorian kids’ mental health hit hardest during 2020
The pandemic affected the mental health of young Victorian children more than those in other states in 2020 says study including University of Melbourne experts
Building togetherness in the face of disaster
A ten year University of Melbourne study into the Black Saturday bushfires highlights importance of community and connection in a lesson for future disasters
The challenge of treating HIV in mothers and babies in Malawi
Sustained treatment, reduced drop out rates key to tackling HIV in mothers and infants in Malawi, but COVID-19 a challenge, say University of Melbourne experts
Why have nearly half of transgender Australians attempted suicide?
New University of Melbourne research finds that discrimination must be addressed to reduce alarming rates of attempted suicide among transgender Australians.
Transforming mental health care through lived experience
By co-designing mental health care with people who have lived experience, researchers aim to rebuild Australia's system, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Finding an ‘early warning’ for preeclampsia
New University of Melbourne research aims to develop an 'early-warning' blood test for pregnant women at risk of potentially life-threatening preeclampsia.
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.
Learning as we go during vaccine rollout
As Australia starts its vaccine rollout, University of Melbourne experts say real-world data from other vaccines have clues that can help us modify as we go.
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