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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 30 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.