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  1. 20 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The digital dissection of the human body

    An@tomedia, which emerged from the University of Melbourne's Department of Anatomy in the mid 1990s, documents human anatomy in meticulous detail.

  2. 18 January 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Remembering Australia’s polio scourge

    Polio epidemics were a scourge in Australia until the vaccine arrived; a University of Melbourne expert looks back at how polio was treated, and feared.

  3. 5 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The ethical future of bionic vision

    The ethics of bionic vision for eye disease are cloudy, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's important that patients understand the risks attached.

  4. Podcast17 November 2017 - Up Close

    From pole to pole: Treating bipolar disorder

    Professor Allan Young discusses bipolar disorder and new treatments, including environmental lithium, on the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast.

  5. 31 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The ethics of a child’s future fertility

    A University of Melbourne bioethicist has created the world’s first ethical framework for decision-making about a child’s future fertility after cancer.

  6. 24 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why flu can be fatal

    Infections like flu can 'paralyse' the immune system, making a secondary infection like pneumonia more likely, according to University of Melbourne research.

  7. 16 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Knee deep in footy injuries

    Sports medicine has made huge advances into treating knee injuries; University of Melbourne experts discuss the prevention of injuries, especially in AFL.

  8. 9 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hiring for personality, training for skill

    Developing just technical skills is not enough in today’s workplace; University of Melbourne experts discuss the importance of multi-skilling for the future.

  9. Podcast6 October 2017 - Up Close

    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.

  10. 20 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The milk of amnesia: A brief history of anaesthesia

    The discovery of anaesthesia paved the way for modern surgical practice but the science continues to evolve, says a University of Melbourne expert.