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.
Imagine if we taught stillness in classrooms
Meditation education is proving to be an effective way to teach stillness in schools and is having a positive impact on student learning and well-being.
WHO focuses on adolescent health?
Global improvements in maternal and child health means for the first time, the health needs of adolescents have been noted as an emerging vulnerable demographic