Freezing eggs for IVF: Waste not, want not
Woman can freeze their eggs for later use but many will be wasted while other women miss out. A system of donation is needed say University of Melbourne experts
Rising caesarean rates and inequality
Rates of caesarian section are growing, especially in Asia, and University of Melbourne research in Indonesia shows the growth comes with widening inequalities
Losing our religion
HILDA Survey shows Australians are rapidly dropping their religious affiliations, and it is being driven by the young says a University of Melbourne expert
Many of the world’s women are mistreated during childbirth
In parts of the world women are commonly mistreated in health facilities during childbirth, World Health Organization and University of Melbourne research finds
How every day counts for pre-term babies
University of Melbourne and Royal Women's Hospital researchers have shown how a premature baby's chances of survival change with every day of intensive care.
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.