Health & Medicine
Did time slow down in lockdown?
Our perception of time passing fell apart during COVID-19 lockdown, giving us a sense of time-warp, almost like jetlag, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Unmasking cancers with hidden identity
When the original site of a cancer can’t be found, genomics is helping guide diagnosis and more personalised treatment say University of Melbourne experts
The global race to understand COVID-19 variants
A new trial including the University of Melbourne is investigating who could remain susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 variants after COVID-19 infection or vaccination
Heating and cooking at home linked to asthma
University of Melbourne-led research finds wood heating, gas cooking and heating at home are linked to an increased risk of asthma and decline in lung function.
New hope for treating PTSD
Posttraumatic stress disorder treatment usually focuses on the traumatic experience, but world-first University of Melbourne research may offer an alternative.
How your blood can help understand COVID-19 vaccine responses
A biobank will collect samples from those having their COVID-19 vaccine to help researchers understand coronavirus immunity, say University of Melbourne experts
An unexpected find opens a new way to regulate blood pressure
Brain researchers at the Florey Institute and University of Melbourne discover zinc plays a role in lowering blood pressure, in what may be a new drug therapy.
Don’t be that person
Would vaccines have saved Melbourne from this concerning outbreak? Highly likely, yes. A University of Melbourne expert says don't be the person who 'waits'.
This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert