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  1. 16 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Knee deep in footy injuries

    Sports medicine has made huge advances into treating knee injuries; University of Melbourne experts discuss the prevention of injuries, especially in AFL.

  2. 18 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Retraining the underdogs

    People with younger onset dementia are finding assistance dogs are improving their quality life, in a trial being run by the University of Melbourne.

  3. 10 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Kids’ sleep a key indicator of wellbeing

    The ABC's massive children's happiness survey reveals that sleep is a key indicator of a child's wellbeing, according to University of Melbourne analysis

  4. 15 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The household chemicals affecting your fertility

    Common household chemicals can affect your fertility; a University of Melbourne expert shares ways to reduce your intake of EDCs if you're trying to have a baby

  5. 11 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem

    Mindfulness is all the rage in mainstream Western culture, but University of Melbourne research raises questions over how poorly defined and researched it is.

  6. 5 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Getting sick in space on the way to Mars

    On the long, deep-space journey to Mars, humans will face unique health risks - but a University of Melbourne expert says the solutions are closer than we think

  7. 12 October 2017 - Under the Microscope

    When economists have babies

    After both his children were born via C-section, University of Melbourne researcher Dr Cain Polidano investigated how caesarians impact cognitive development.

  8. Podcast6 October 2017 - Up Close

    Towards cancer care that listens to patients

    Oncologist Lidia Schapira on how health outcomes improve when we respond to patients' lived experience of cancer and support them to engage with their own care.

  9. Podcast2 October 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Gene genies: Meet the researchers mapping our DNA to combat cancer

    Two researchers share how genome sequencing could make cancer a manageable rather than lethal condition.

  10. 1 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Uncovering the brain biology of eating disorders

    Brain imaging and advances in genetics are starting to uncover the potential biological drivers of eating disorders, including a potential biomarker in our eyes