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  1. 13 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Support after miscarriage – how can we do better?

    Miscarriage during pregnancy is common, but the loss often goes unacknowledged – we need to get better at providing support, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 21 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stories teeth can tell

    Research led by the University of Melbourne describes a new approach for a more detailed understanding of life history by analysing the structure of our teeth.

  3. Podcast17 March 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Shaping the brain: Before, during and after birth

    Neurologist Professor Tracy Bale looks at how our life experiences can be transmitted biologically to the next generation and how that shapes our unique brains.

  4. 3 March 2020 - Science Matters

    The wallaby that's permanently pregnant

    The swamp wallaby is the the only mammal known to be pregnant and lactating throughout the female’s entire adult life finds new University of Melbourne research

  5. 22 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How babies may be more vulnerable to medication

    Babies lack mechanisms that in adults help protect the brain from medications, University of Melbourne research finds and may allow more precise dose guidelines

  6. 21 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Busting five myths about pregnancy

    From what you should eat to how much your baby should move, two University of Melbourne experts bust some pregnancy myths for expecting parents.

  7. 24 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How every day counts for pre-term babies

    University of Melbourne and Royal Women's Hospital researchers have shown how a premature baby's chances of survival change with every day of intensive care.

  8. 18 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The discovery shedding light on birth defects

    University of Melbourne researchers have learned more about birth defects after uncovering the details of programmed cell death, or apoptosis, in embryos.

  9. 7 February 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Boy or girl: Should we be able to choose?

    Non-medical sex selection for IVF babies is banned in Australia, but the legislation is blurry and confusing, say University of Melbourne legal experts.

  10. 5 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Antibiotics during pregnancy and the link to a baby’s immune system

    University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute researchers have found a link between taking antibiotics in pregnancy and child infection.