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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 24 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Saving lives when the power goes out

    Developed by University of Melbourne experts, the FREO₂ LPOS (Low Pressure Oxygen Store) is delivering oxygen without power and saving children’s lives.

  6. 23 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The vaccine that may help prevent type 1 diabetes

    New University of Melbourne research finds that the rotavirus vaccine saving young lives around the world may also help prevent type 1 diabetes.

  7. 20 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Q&A: Talking to kids about the bad things that happen

    As Victoria remembers Sisto Malaspina – killed in the Melbourne terror attack– a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to talk to kids about terrorism.

  8. 13 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do you define healthy in kids?

    A blood test compares your results to what’s normal to work out suitable treatment, but a University of Melbourne team says this step is missing for children.

  9. 13 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The vaccine saving the lives of Pacific children

    Each year, some 650,000 children globally die from pneumonia. But a University of Melbourne vaccination program in Fiji is saving lives of Pacific children.

  10. Podcast26 September 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The breath of life

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Roger Rassool discusses FREO2, first electricity-free oxygen concentrating system