Health & Medicine
Designing the right headspace
Many of the spaces used to treat people with mental illness are inappropriate, argues a University of Melbourne expert.
The milk of amnesia: A brief history of anaesthesia
The discovery of anaesthesia paved the way for modern surgical practice but the science continues to evolve, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Child stroke survivors have time on their side
New research from the University of Melbourne has found children who survive a stroke have a much longer period in which to recover motor skills than adults.
How death by numbers promotes global health
University of Melbourne population health expert, Alan Lopez, has received Bloomberg funding to help developing countries improve their cause of death data.
How caffeine helps premature babies breathe easy
New research from the University of Melbourne has found caffeine, commonly prescribed to help pre-term babies breathe better, has long-term benefits.
Bullied school kids left behind in learning
Researchers at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne establish link between being bullied at school and poorer learning outcomes
The unexpected gift of bones
The University of Melbourne's dental school is home to a very special collection of femurs, an important tool for researchers from a wide range of disciplines.
Legs, ligaments and longevity
Inside the University of Melbourne's Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatonomy and Pathology, we speak to Lund University professor of anatomy Stefan Lohmander.
Surviving menopause with some (self) kindness
Menopausal symptoms like hot flushes can be managed with self-compassion, using approaches like mindfulness, according to University of Melbourne research.