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  1. 11 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Gender bias skewing surgeon referrals

    Women surgeons are missing out on referrals because male doctors are much more likely to refer patients to male surgeons, finds University of Melbourne research

  2. 15 October 2020 - Health & Medicine

    4 things you may not know about human anatomy

    Do you have a palmaris longus muscle in your palm? On World Anatomy Day, University of Melbourne experts explain some of the quirks of the human body.

  3. 16 December 2019 - Inside Business

    Why a blood donation isn’t just for Christmas

    The holiday season brings urgent calls for blood donations, but a University of Melbourne expert says people need to keep donating to prevent chronic shortages.

  4. 4 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Antibiotic use too long in surgery

    New University of Melbourne research finds that antibiotics are often prescribed inappropriately before, during and after surgery.

  5. 17 November 2019 - Under the Microscope

    A vision for the future

    Associate Professor Penny Allen helped implant Australia’s first bionic eye, but the University of Melbourne expert says the future is even more exciting.

  6. 5 July 2019 - Health & Medicine

    Reanimating hand movement after spinal cord injury

    A study involving the University of Melbourne finds that nerve transfer surgery for people suffering traumatic spinal cord injury can improve their independence

  7. 11 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Growing nerves to restore erectile function

    New microsurgery to regrow nerves to the penis that can restore a man’s ability to have an erection is proving effective says University of Melbourne research.

  8. 29 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Heart plumbing: The pipes matter

    A Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne heart surgeon has long championed using arteries, not veins, in heart bypass – the evidence backs him up

  9. 14 June 2018 - Inside Business

    Why do medical specialist consultation fees vary so much?

    A new University of Melbourne report shows a wide variation in fees and earnings among medical specialists - making the case for more transparency in healthcare

  10. 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.