Health & Wellbeing
From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.
Looking out for our kids through lockdowns
How to build resilience in children and families during lockdowns and lookout for those not coping? A University of Melbourne-led panel share their expertise
A simple way to improve maternal health globally
A key treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia isn’t being used in many parts of the world – University of Melbourne experts look at why and suggest solutions
We need to keep talking about miscarriage
Bereavement leave for miscarriage is welcome but more work is needed to better support people through their grief, says University of Melbourne experts
The betrayal of our young
COP26 is a chance listen to our young people on climate change but it may just mean more empty words, says one University of Melbourne father and his daughter.
NSW should be ‘okay’ opening up
New University of Melbourne modelling suggests that NSW – as well Victoria and ACT – will be ‘okay’ at 70 to 80 per cent double vaccinated to open up.
The pros and cons of prescription-only liquid nicotine
From 1 October, all liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes will need a prescription. A University of Melbourne expert looks at what that means for public health.
The facts of vaccinating our kids against COVID-19
Does the risk versus benefit equation justify having my Year 7 child vaccinated against COVID-19? A University of Melbourne expert says the clear answer is yes
Snakebites and human rights
Dr Andrew Watt and his team at the University of Melbourne's Australian Venom Research Unit are saving lives following deadly snakebites across Papua New Guinea
Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia
Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.