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.
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.
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.