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
Asthma and staying out of hospital
The rates at which children are being readmitted to hospital for asthma appear to be rising, and University of Melbourne experts are coming up with solutions
The children left behind by domestic homicide
Children who lose a parent to domestic homicide are often treated as collateral damage. University of Melbourne research is putting the focus back on the child.
Immunising kids against pneumonia
A new pneumonia study in Laos - including the University of Melbourne - is proving that a vaccine against pneumococcus in children protects entire communities.
Hearing loss still a challenge for kids
Hearing-impaired children still lag in language despite hearing aids and cochlear implants. A growing databank involving University of Melbourne may tell us why
Kids don’t like hospital, so let’s treat more at home
Treating children intravenously with antibiotics at home is safe, effective, and more cost-effective than hospital, University of Melbourne research finds.
The carers, advocates and reformers of women’s health
The history of women’s health in Victoria, and development of the Royal Women’s Hospital, is featured at the University of Melbourne's Medical History Museum.
Australian children with mental disorders aren’t getting help
New University of Melbourne research finds that the majority of Australian children with mental disorders aren’t accessing help, and we need to understand why.
Training new doctors through child’s play
Teddy Bear Hospitals provide health care students with the confidence to work with children by 'treating' their sick bears says a University of Melbourne expert
Bringing the power of genomics to patients
Associate Professor Clara Gaff started out as a genetic counsellor; the University of Melbourne researcher now works in genomics - the testing of all genes.