Health & Wellbeing
From personalised health to public policy: the latest in medical and wellbeing research and innovation.
Taking the ‘sex’ out of sexually transmissible infections
Despite a permissive culture, the stigma persists around sexually transmissible infections. A University of Melbourne expert says we need to try dropping a word
Homelessness and violence
For young people experiencing homelessness, violence can be a daily issue of survival and protection, says a University of Melbourne and Deakin University study
Supporting families with twin babies…or more
Families having twins, triplets or more has doubled in 40 years, but the support and advice provided to them needs updating say University of Melbourne experts.
Going beyond healing to build Indigenous power
A University of Melbourne experts says reconciliation has focused on healing, but for young Indigenous Australians, the future is all about new opportunities.
Grounded in truth
A University of Melbourne expert says reconciliation requires truth telling. And there are some initiatives and policies taking a step in the right direction.
How do young Australians see violence against women?
New research from the University of Melbourne finds that young Australians’ understanding of sexism, violence and abuse against women needs more education.
The future of Australia's doctors
A University of Melbourne report finds new pressures, like digital disruption and increasing costs, are changing the way doctors deliver care to patients.
Improving Australia’s health system beyond the election
Australia has one of the world's best healthcare systems, but University of Melbourne experts say election promises are failing to address its sustainability.
The complex relationship between prostate cancer and obesity
Men with obesity are linked with aggressive forms of prostate cancer that rely on fatty acids and Professor Matt Watt is researching why and how to prevent it.