According to pain management specialist Professor Denise Harrison, an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, breastfeeding and the use of sweet water can help to calm babies during immunisation.
The annual public screenings of films by students graduating from the VCA School of Film and Television are the first chance to see the work of Australia’s best emerging filmmakers before their release to the international film circuit.
Identical twins can have very different lives and health despite their shared genes, according to UK expert Professor Tim Spector from London’s King College, who will speak at a public forum at the University of Melbourne.
A new white paper to be launched by the Victorian Parliamentary Secretary for Health today states current practices in end-of-life medical care require major change to ensure more Australians experience ‘better’ deaths, according to a panel of medical, ethical and legal experts.
Improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is the focus of the ‘Closing the Credibility Gap’ Aboriginal Health Symposium to be held at the University of Melbourne 21-22 November 2013.