Looking out for our kids through lockdowns
How to build resilience in children and families during lockdowns and lookout for those not coping? A University of Melbourne-led panel share their expertise
Supporting kids with cerebral palsy go for gold with cycling
Physiotherapist-led training boosts by ten times the odds of kids with cerebral palsy reaching their cycling goals shows University of Melbourne research
Physical activity is critical for children’s quality of life
Increasing the daily level of physical activity could be the easiest ‘win’ for parents to improve their child’s wellbeing, finds University of Melbourne study.
Do new doctors get enough child health experience?
Many new doctors entering General Practice seem to lack confidence dealing with child mental health and behaviour problems says University of Melbourne research
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.