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  1. 21 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s time to ‘big note’ Indigenous health leaders

    A Fellow from the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health says leadership to improve health outcomes needs to be driven by Indigenous people.

  2. 24 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Would graphic warnings on unhealthy food make you think again?

    University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria study shows that health warning labels on packaged foods work, encouraging people to make healthier choices

  3. 23 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Joining the big data dots on Indigenous health policy

    Gathering and analysing large-scale health data central to driving policies to tackle Australia's Indigenous health deficit, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 22 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Breaking gender stereotypes. Early

    University of Melbourne-led research finds gender stereotyping can start young, but if tackled in preschool we can promote equality for girls and boys.

  5. 18 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The discovery shedding light on birth defects

    University of Melbourne researchers have learned more about birth defects after uncovering the details of programmed cell death, or apoptosis, in embryos.

  6. 15 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why you should go on a clinical trial

    From 18th Century efforts to end scurvy, to today's battle against cancer, human clinical trials are critical, says a University of Melbourne expert

  7. 13 May 2018 - Health & Medicine

    The endurance of bush medicine

    A significant University of Melbourne art exhibition celebrates the past, present and future of Australian Indigenous bush medicine.

  8. 8 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Putting the brakes on lung disease

    Monash University and University of Melbourne researchers discover a molecular "brake" for lung disease that may be a way to prevent the disease progressing

  9. 22 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    An unexpected step in the fight against stomach cancer

    Research from the University of Melbourne and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has uncovered potential new treatments for stomach, or gastric, cancer.