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  1. 22 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Breaking gender stereotypes. Early

    University of Melbourne-led research finds gender stereotyping can start young, but if tackled in preschool we can promote equality for girls and boys.

  2. 18 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The discovery shedding light on birth defects

    University of Melbourne researchers have learned more about birth defects after uncovering the details of programmed cell death, or apoptosis, in embryos.

  3. 15 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why you should go on a clinical trial

    From 18th Century efforts to end scurvy, to today's battle against cancer, human clinical trials are critical, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 13 May 2018 - Health & Medicine

    The endurance of bush medicine

    A significant University of Melbourne art exhibition celebrates the past, present and future of Australian Indigenous bush medicine.

  5. 8 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Putting the brakes on lung disease

    Monash University and University of Melbourne researchers discover a molecular "brake" for lung disease that may be a way to prevent the disease progressing

  6. 19 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    From jail cell to emergency room: Too many injuries after release from prison

    University of Melbourne research finds those released from Australian prisons who have mental illness & substance use problems are more likely to suffer injury.

  7. 22 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    An unexpected step in the fight against stomach cancer

    Research from the University of Melbourne and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has uncovered potential new treatments for stomach, or gastric, cancer.

  8. 19 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    War and trauma: Learning the lessons

    Recognition and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the military has come a long way. A University of Melbourne expert looks at the past and future

  9. 9 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who should own research data?

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants

  10. 16 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australia’s flesh-eating bug outbreak needs urgent research

    A University of Melbourne expert says a localised outbreak of the rare flesh-eating Buruli Ulcer in Australia has exposed a major gap in scientific knowledge.