The pros and cons of prescription-only liquid nicotine
From 1 October, all liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes will need a prescription. A University of Melbourne expert looks at what that means for public health.
Snakebites and human rights
Dr Andrew Watt and his team at the University of Melbourne's Australian Venom Research Unit are saving lives following deadly snakebites across Papua New Guinea
Crossing health borders without international travel
A University of Melbourne-based public health initiative is using interactive technology to reach remote Kenyan communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public attitudes to immunity passports
As Australia and the world navigates a way to a post-COVID-19 normality, University of Melbourne research examines international attitudes to immunity passports
Get ready for a shift in the COVID blame game
The term 'Living with COVID’ may see blame for illness, deaths and economic damage shift from Government to the individual says a University of Melbourne expert
Getting a COVID jab is safer than taking aspirin
Risk of rare side effects of COVID-19 vaccines are being greatly exaggerated: they are far safer than many regular medicines says University of Melbourne expert
Saying ‘no’, nicely
Many businesses have become ‘gatekeepers’ during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds tips to keeping customers happy while staying COVID-safe.
Should we pay Australians to get vaccinated?
Incentives for vaccine hesitant Australians to get vaccinated are all wrong. A University of Melbourne expert asks why don’t we pay people to get vaccinated?
Yes, older people are having sex – we need to talk about it
Sexually transmitted infection rates are growing faster among older Australians than younger – we need tailored information, say University of Melbourne experts
More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines
Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert