Health & Wellbeing
From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.
Adolescence - a critical time to address gender inequality
A major study across Asia/Pacific reveals stark gender inequalities in adolescence, providing road map for effective action, say University of Melbourne experts
The rollercoaster of COVID-19 easing
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in Victoria, a University of Melbourne expert says it’s important to remember that in terms of next steps – we make our own luck.
4 things you may not know about human anatomy
Do you have a palmaris longus muscle in your palm? On World Anatomy Day, University of Melbourne experts explain some of the quirks of the human body.
Support after miscarriage – how can we do better?
Miscarriage during pregnancy is common, but the loss often goes unacknowledged – we need to get better at providing support, say University of Melbourne experts
So, Victoria, what do we do now?
A University of Melbourne expert says it’s now mathematically impossible that Melbourne will reach its COVID-19 case target to release to Step 3 of the Roadmap.
Deciphering ‘cell talk’ to understand our evolution
By understanding how cells communicate, researchers including University of Melbourne hope to gain insights into how multicellular life first came to exist.
Reporting COVID-19 research responsibly
A University of Melbourne expert says while science communication is now so vital, the media has a responsibility to explain that scientific research evolves.
Grasping COVID-19’s long neurological tail
University of Melbourne and other medical experts warn that we need to know more about the long-lasting neurological and neuropsychiatric impacts of COVID-19.
How is the contraceptive pill affecting your mood?
A new University of Melbourne citizen science project is helping us understand how the menstrual cycle and hormonal birth control affects mood and wellbeing.
Borderline Personality disorder: It’s time to change the narrative
By challenging societal and health care stigma, people with Borderline Personality Disorder can lead a fulfilling life say University of Melbourne experts.