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  1. 25 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Prisons are communities too

    COVID-19 has exposed the urgent need to reform incarceration systems globally to end overcrowding and improve health care, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 18 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Indian and Australian health workers reach out on COVID-19

    Training for health workers in India is supporting patients and families and broadening understanding of palliative care, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 18 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Bringing an Aboriginal lens and ownership to health data

    Working in partnership with Aboriginal communities a University of Melbourne researcher has built a comprehensive view of maternal health on Yorta Yorta country

  4. 15 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dispelling the myths about transgender people

    Transgender people are simply trying to live their best and most authentic lives, just like anyone else, say myth-busting University of Melbourne experts

  5. 11 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Gender bias skewing surgeon referrals

    Women surgeons are missing out on referrals because male doctors are much more likely to refer patients to male surgeons, finds University of Melbourne research

  6. 11 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is treating obesity the future of managing type 2 diabetes?

    Type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be progressive, but weight management must become a primary goal to optimise its treatment says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 25 October 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Data protection is a mental health issue for young people

    Australia’s leading use of digital technologies in youth mental health services could help inform our Privacy Act review, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 20 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    How sound alters sense of touch

    New research suggests our brains process inputs from different senses like a symphony, combining and harmonising information say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 20 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Killing the malaria parasite by blocking its recycling system

    A new drug candidate stops the malaria parasite breaking down waste, resulting in a fatal ‘molecular constipation', finds University of Melbourne-led study.