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  1. 16 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Changing the image problem of electroconvulsive therapy

    Many see electroconvulsive therapy as a barbaric treatment, but involving patient’s families in ECT can dispel stigma, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 11 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Access to e-cigarettes will improve Australia’s health

    Research including the University of Melbourne finds if existing smokers swap to e-cigarettes or vaping it can have a big net health gain for the entire country

  3. 8 March 2019 - Under the Microscope

    The economics of good health

    Health economists face the challenge of convincing clinicians and patients that they’re about more than just cutting costs says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 28 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Museums: They’re good for your health

    University of Melbourne research finds that visiting museums and other cultural venues can help older Australians with their mental and physical wellbeing.

  5. 18 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why health needs to engage the guys with guns

    A University of Melbourne expert has called on the health sector to step up engagement with armed forces to stem disease outbreaks and other health challenges.

  6. 8 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending anaemia in the developing world

    Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are leading trials to test the the efficacy of iron supplements to beat anaemia in developing world.

  7. 20 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why the number of dementia cases has doubled

    Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating a huge health burden; a University of Melbourne expert says we all need to act on new health advice

  8. Podcast19 December 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.

  9. 18 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How good cholesterol can keep women’s brains healthy

    New University of Melbourne research finds that good cholesterol and a balanced lifestyle impacts on the structure of a woman’s brain to ward off dementia.

  10. 14 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How can heartburn end up as anaemia?

    University of Melbourne research finds a link between some of the most popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency, which can lead to anaemia.