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  1. 16 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    A remedy for false COVID-19 cures?

    The TGA has been vigilant in policing advertisements for unproven COVID-19 ‘treatments’, but have some been missed ask University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 9 February 2020 - Legal Affairs

    A precarious high

    The ACT's new cannabis laws are at odds with Australia’s federal laws; University of Melbourne experts ask if the federal government should just stay out of it?

  3. 18 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Preventing the spread of malaria

    Scientists, including from the University of Melbourne, have found a new drug to block the world’s deadliest malaria parasite from reaching ‘transmission stage'

  4. 5 August 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Cold comfort as anti-doping plays catch up

    Retrospective testing is catching up with drug cheats in sport, but a University of Melbourne expert explores how far back it can go, and is it cold comfort?

  5. 12 November 2018 - Inside Business

    Why do people really become homeless?

    Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.

  6. 19 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    From jail cell to emergency room: Too many injuries after release from prison

    University of Melbourne research finds those released from Australian prisons who have mental illness & substance use problems are more likely to suffer injury.

  7. 7 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are we getting the treatment of chronic diseases wrong?

    A global study that includes the University of Melbourne finds that our current approach to multimorbidity leaves patients and health systems out-of-pocket.

  8. 23 November 2017 - Humanities

    After the party

    Establishing safe zones around licensed premises could help reduce the harm caused by illicit drugs, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 6 June 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Chemical restraint: Behind locked doors

    Chemical restraint, often used to control people with disabilities and dementia, needs to be monitored and regulated argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  10. Podcast29 January 2016 - Up Close

    Can’t give it up: The science behind addiction and the brain

    Behavioural neuroscientist Professor Andrew Lawrence on addictive and compulsive behaviours in drug and alcohol use, and what's unique about the addicted brain.