Health & Medicine
Let’s not wait for the next attack. We can act
Early intervention services are critical for helping prevent harmful sexual behaviour in young people and we them urgently, says University of Melbourne experts
Bushfire trauma puts schooling at risk
University of Melbourne study of nearly 25,000 kids finds those especially exposed to the Black Saturday bushfires are more likely to be behind at school
The mental cost of keeping a secret
On average, we keep around 17 secrets we've been told; but according to new University of Melbourne research, they often comes with strings attached.
The vaccine that may help prevent type 1 diabetes
New University of Melbourne research finds that the rotavirus vaccine saving young lives around the world may also help prevent type 1 diabetes.
Busting five myths about pregnancy
From what you should eat to how much your baby should move, two University of Melbourne experts bust some pregnancy myths for expecting parents.
Why health needs to engage the guys with guns
A University of Melbourne expert has called on the health sector to step up engagement with armed forces to stem disease outbreaks and other health challenges.
Defining a pathogen
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast brings together two world-leaders in microbiology and immunology.
Ending anaemia in the developing world
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are leading trials to test the the efficacy of iron supplements to beat anaemia in developing world.
Gearing up against skin cancer
From mole-mapping and imaging, to new drug treatments, the way we diagnose and treat skin cancers is being revolutionised says a University of Melbourne expert.
Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part One
This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.