Friends in need are friends indeed
Groups of friends, not a single best friend, boosts the resilience of kids in the face of bullying says Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne research.
Children speak out on family violence
University of Melbourne researcher interviews children and young people whose fathers use violence and finds they want to be heard and to make a difference
Persuading baby to wee on demand
A new simple method that increases the chances of successfully collecting a urine sample from an infant has been published in the BMJ.
Predicting premmies: The test that could save babies’ lives
A simple, affordable and reliable test that predicts if a baby is likely to be born prematurely could help save lives and reduce anxiety for parents-to-be.
1000 days to close the gap
Focussing on child and maternal health underpins Professor Kerry Arabena’s work to improve life expectancy and health quality for Indigenous Australians.
Raising our voice against domestic violence
A global campaign and the power of a survivor's voice pushed domestic violence, once silent and hidden, into the public space surprising even experts.
Will the new global goals do it for women?
With 2015 heralding a new era of global health and social equity targets, the Nossal Institute for Global health is asking what's in it for women.
Why those sugar-free products damage your teeth
Researchers have discovered that sugar-free drinks and lollies destroy tooth enamel in children and adults.
Oxygen machine powers on to save lives
A physicist and a global health expert have combined to give the breath of life to critically-ill children in hospitals without a secure source of electricity.
Hard on the hard of hearing
Researchers understand all too well the complex partnership between the brain and the ears and what happens at a neurological and auditory level to communicate.