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  1. 30 November 2019 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  2. 8 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 1 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 14 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 23 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 12 June 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 18 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  8. 9 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 19 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The uncomfortable truth about child sexual abuse

    Despite the headlines, perpetrators of child sexual abuse are most likely to be close to the family, says University of Melbourne and Deakin University experts.

  10. 15 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    More maternal and child health nurse visits help mothers and babies thrive

    University of Melbourne research finds increasing maternal and child health nurse visits to mothers facing adversity improves maternal and child wellbeing.