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  1. 15 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Looking out for our kids through lockdowns

    How to build resilience in children and families during lockdowns and lookout for those not coping? A University of Melbourne-led panel share their expertise

  2. 5 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    NSW should be ‘okay’ opening up

    New University of Melbourne modelling suggests that NSW – as well Victoria and ACT – will be ‘okay’ at 70 to 80 per cent double vaccinated to open up.

  3. 14 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    A simple way to improve maternal health globally

    A key treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia isn’t being used in many parts of the world – University of Melbourne experts look at why and suggest solutions

  4. 13 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    We need to keep talking about miscarriage

    Bereavement leave for miscarriage is welcome but more work is needed to better support people through their grief, says University of Melbourne experts

  5. 12 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The betrayal of our young

    COP26 is a chance listen to our young people on climate change but it may just mean more empty words, says one University of Melbourne father and his daughter.

  6. 28 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The pros and cons of prescription-only liquid nicotine

    From 1 October, all liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes will need a prescription. A University of Melbourne expert looks at what that means for public health.

  7. 21 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The facts of vaccinating our kids against COVID-19

    Does the risk versus benefit equation justify having my Year 7 child vaccinated against COVID-19? A University of Melbourne expert says the clear answer is yes

  8. 16 September 2021 - Under the Microscope

    Snakebites and human rights

    Dr Andrew Watt and his team at the University of Melbourne's Australian Venom Research Unit are saving lives following deadly snakebites across Papua New Guinea

  9. 16 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia

    Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.