Health & Wellbeing
From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.
Removing barriers to participation for people with disability
Policies that remove barriers to participation could substantially improve health and wellbeing for people with disability, say University of Melbourne experts.
The environmental impact of healthcare
Improving human health can result in environmental degradation, but the healthcare sector can help address climate change says a University of Melbourne expert
Personalising mental health care
A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.
Keeping rural Australians out of hospital
Accessing health care in rural Australia is challenging but without it, say University of Melbourne experts, patients can end up in hospital unnecessarily.
The COVID-19 vaccine difference between men and women
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds there's a gender difference when it comes to the effectiveness and side effects of COVID-19 vaccine
Women are doing too much and it’s hurting their mental health
Women still do most of the unpaid work at home while also working. A first-of-its-kind University of Melbourne review finds it’s hurting their mental health.
The Garma Festival is an invitation to walk and work with the world's oldest living culture, listening deeply with purpose, says University of Melbourne expert.
The music app supporting dementia care at home
A new app aims to train family carers of people with dementia to use music to support care and manage symptoms at home, says University of Melbourne expert.
Restoring the lives of Australians with PTSD
Australia’s largest ever treatment trial of PTSD in military personnel and veterans is delivering ground-breaking results, say University of Melbourne experts.