Crowdsourcing the problem of low back pain
University of Melbourne research finds that crowdsourcing information from people who suffer low back pain can provide other sufferers with much-needed support.
DIY diabetes management: An ethical dilemma
University of Melbourne researchers are investigating the ethics of DIY technologies for managing Type 1 Diabetes, known as the 'artificial pancreas'.
How do we close the gaps in appropriate antibiotic use?
Melbourne University research shows that for rural hospitals to use better antibiotic prescribing practices, collaboration and workforce capacity are key.
Attracting (and keeping) Australia’s rural health workers
University of Melbourne research finds that keeping health workers in rural Australian communities is about helping them socially, as well as professionally.
We need another revolution in the march to good health
A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.
The breath of life
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Roger Rassool discusses FREO2, first electricity-free oxygen concentrating system
Healing the wounded
How do we treat wounds that don't heal and become a chronic problem? That's where the research of a very focused University of Melbourne expert comes in.
Making surgery safe in Mongolia
As recently as the 1980s there was limited training for Mongolian anaesthetists, but the University of Melbourne is part of a program improving healthcare.
The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records
In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified
Towards cancer care that listens to patients
Oncologist Lidia Schapira on how health outcomes improve when we respond to patients' lived experience of cancer and support them to engage with their own care.