Health & Wellbeing
From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.
True reconciliation or just history repeating?
As we recognise National Reconciliation Week, we still see the oldest living culture alive being exposed to hatred explain University of Melbourne experts.
Taking the stigma out of mental health reporting
University of Melbourne research finds Australia's world-leading media-based mental health and suicide stigma reduction programs work, but vigilance is needed
Podcast innovation in medical education
Podcasts are redefining how we teach medical practitioners, as well as giving reliable health information to the community say University of Melbourne experts.
It’s time to ban corporal punishment of kids in Australia
Children have the right to be safe from violence – Australia’s corporal punishment legislation needs to catch up, says University of Melbourne expert.
How old are your internal organs?
New University of Melbourne research finds that the age of your brain and body can appear many years older (or younger) than your chronological age.
Good sleep is key to pre-teen mental health
Improving sleep is one way to help support a young adolescent’s mental health and wellbeing – with long-lasting benefits, finds University of Melbourne research
We must act now to stop child sexual exploitation in residential care
The Australian state of Victoria must properly resource and implement policies to prevent child sexual exploitation, say University of Melbourne experts.
More resilient than we thought during lockdown
New University of Melbourne research finds that many people coped relatively well emotionally during Melbourne’s long COVID-19 lockdowns.
Using the right test for the right person to detect bowel cancer
A new online tool, developed by the University of Melbourne, uses personalised risk to detect bowel cancers earlier and with greater precision.