Health & Medicine
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.
Fighting for disabled people’s health
The new Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, based at the University of Melbourne, aims to improve the poor health of people with disability.
(Don’t) always look on the bright side of life
University of Melbourne research finds societal pressure to feel happy could be bad for our mental health; even contributing to the prevalence of depression.
Helping sexual violence survivors heal needs understanding
A University of Melbourne report recommends more co-operation between mental health and sexual violence services to provide better support for survivors.
Epigenetics: Asking cancer the right question
The University of Melbourne is leading research into epigenetic treatments for cancer; learning more about the chromatin biology that regulates our genes.
A rolled gold genius
The University of Melbourne's Professor Ian Anderson's determination and upbringing has earned him the Order of Australia for his service to Indigenous Affairs.
Children speak out on family violence
University of Melbourne researcher interviews children and young people whose fathers use violence and finds they want to be heard and to make a difference
Stopping the flu virus at the nose
University of Melbourne researchers find flu-fighting cells in our noses that can act as "nasal border patrol' against the influenza virus.