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  1. 18 June 2021 - 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.

  2. 9 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 8 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 7 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 4 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 2 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 1 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 31 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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'.

  9. 28 May 2021 - Design

    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