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  1. 16 July 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Breathing Easy: Treating steroid resistant asthmatics

    Researchers from the University of Melbourne have tracked down the molecular cause of steroid resistance in asthmatics, and a new treatment is on the way

  2. 8 July 2018 - Under the Microscope

    The enigma of the ACL

    More people than even are injuring their ACL; University of Melbourne PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is focussing on preventing the injury, rather than curing it.

  3. 28 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why are young girls asking for vaginal cosmetic surgery?

    Australian girls as young as 11 are seeking cosmetic surgery on their genitals. What's going on? A University of Melbourne study is on the way to finding out

  4. 28 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exposing malaria’s atomic machinery

    With atomic level imaging researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are exposing how malaria can be blocked from the blood.

  5. 27 June 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Tapping into the power of unusual white blood cells

    A University of Melbourne and Peter Doherty Institute researcher is probing unusual T cells in the immune system to find new ways of combating diseases

  6. 24 June 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Healing the wounded

    How do we treat wounds that don't heal and become a chronic problem? That's where the research of a very focused University of Melbourne expert comes in.

  7. 26 July 2017 - Arts & Culture

    Confronting the feel, smell and taste of blood

    The inaugural exhibition at the University of Melbourne's Science Gallery Melbourne, explores our relationship with the sometimes confronting topic of blood.

  8. 14 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    World-first test could predict your risk of a heart attack

    World-first research, involving the University of Melbourne, has developed a blood test to predict the risk of heart attack those with severe heart disease.

  9. 13 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    From decades to days: 3D modelling tuberculosis

    3D modelling of TB mutations means doctors could soon tailor individual treatments for the disease in days, not years, say University of Melbourne researchers.