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  1. Podcast14 October 2020 - Science Matters

    The tiny world of peptides

    Health and cosmetic products contain peptides for a range of uses. Dr Troy Attard from University of Melbourne explains peptides and what they're used for.

  2. 3 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How severe viral infections overwhelm immune cells

    University of Melbourne researchers uncover new mechanisms behind how cancer and severe viral infections like HIV and COVID-19 can exhaust our immune systems

  3. 31 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Tackling misconceptions about ovarian cancer

    New research involving the University of Melbourne shows that many Australian women mistakenly believe that ovarian cancer can be prevented through vaccination.

  4. 27 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How one misconception means seriously ill people miss out on care

    Understanding palliative care’s ‘image problem’ is key to enhancing the quality of life for people with serious illness say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 17 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising bowel cancer detection

    Genomic testing can help guide bowel cancer screening, but would people take a test predicting their personalised risk ask University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 26 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Towards the early detection of oral cancers

    New technology provides microscopic examination of the mouth for cancer, without the need for a surgical biopsy; clinical trial includes University of Melbourne

  7. 14 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caring for the terminally ill in prison

    New research from University of Melbourne highlights the opportunities to improve care for people in prison dying from a progressive, life-limiting illness.

  8. 16 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    COVID-19 and cancer care

    COVID-19 has disrupted treatment for many cancer patients; a University of Melbourne expert says we must develop new ways to provide quality cancer management.

  9. 15 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    What's gone wrong with managing bowel cancer in Australia?

    Using four different approaches, University of Melbourne researchers aim to save thousands of lives from bowel cancer - one of our most preventable cancers.

  10. 30 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is a delayed cancer diagnosis a consequence of COVID-19?

    Some countries reported a 40 per cent decline in cancers during COVID-19, but people may not be visiting GPs with symptoms say University of Melbourne experts.