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  1. 7 September 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Keeping rural Australians out of hospital

    Accessing health care in rural Australia is challenging but without it, say University of Melbourne experts, patients can end up in hospital unnecessarily.

  2. 14 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Get your heart checked

    The recent deaths of high-profile Australians to suspected heart attacks reminds us all to check our heart health, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 18 August 2021 - Design

    Building stronger connections between schools and communities

    Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 21 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Working to stop MS in its tracks

    On World Brain Day, University of Melbourne experts say earlier diagnosis and access to new treatments can improve the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.

  5. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Mental Health ≠ Wellbeing

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, when they're not.

  6. 21 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Promoting health in schools: Old idea, new opportunities

    The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but new research including the University of Melbourne is finding new ways to fully realise its potential.

  7. Podcast28 April 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Mindfulness is everywhere, but what actually is it?

    University of Melbourne psychologist Dr Nicholas Van Dam explains that despite it being mentioned everywhere, mindfulness isn't what many of us think it is.

  8. 16 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Transforming the aged care crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to support older people’s desire to live and thrive in their own community say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 4 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Early cardiovascular disease deaths linked to overweight and obesity are rising

    After decades of falling deaths associated with cardiovascular disease, University of Melbourne research finds rising mortality linked to overweight and obesity

  10. 30 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is there a science to staying alive longer?

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert applies the science of longevity to everyday life and how the daily decisions we make now can help us live longer