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  1. 4 September 2018 - Public Affairs

    The great honey wars

    Five University of Melbourne experts look at the implications of Australia’s biggest honey company and some supermarkets being accused of selling 'fake honey'

  2. 16 July 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Breathing easy: Treating steroid resistant asthmatics

    Researchers from the University of Melbourne have tracked down the molecular cause of steroid resistance in asthmatics, and a new treatment is on the way

  3. 8 June 2018 - Science Matters

    What are the long-term health risks of having your tonsils out?

    For the first time, University of Melbourne researchers have identified the long-term health risks of removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood.

  4. 29 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How much exercise keeps our brains healthy as we age?

    New guidelines from the University of Melbourne and partners outline how much exercise older Australians should aim for each week to maintain brain health.

  5. 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.

  6. 16 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australia’s flesh-eating bug outbreak needs urgent research

    A University of Melbourne expert says a localised outbreak of the rare flesh-eating Buruli Ulcer in Australia has exposed a major gap in scientific knowledge.

  7. 6 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The long-term benefits of controlling your asthma

    A study led by the University of Melbourne finds asthma sufferers can modify their risk of serious lung conditions in later life by controlling their asthma now

  8. 12 March 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Training for recovery before major surgery

    University of Melbourne research finds that seeing a physiotherapist before abdominal surgery can halve the rate of potentially deadly respiratory complications

  9. 28 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Filling in the genetic blanks of breast cancer predisposition

    A pioneering University of Melbourne study helps show why around 60 per cent of families with multiple breast cancer cases can’t be explained by genetics.

  10. Podcast23 February 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Why we shouldn’t fear old age

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Martha Nussbaum and Saul Levmore discuss how ageing is changing as we all live longer.