Asthma and staying out of hospital
The rates at which children are being readmitted to hospital for asthma appear to be rising, and University of Melbourne experts are coming up with solutions
How allergies may get under our skin
There's evidence babies may develop allergies through their skin; University of Melbourne researchers are now trialling skin cream to prevent allergies starting
Childcare centres and car exhaust: A dangerous mix
Many Melbourne childcares centres are built close to busy roads, putting children near dangerous vehicle exhaust, University of Melbourne researchers find.
Storm in a petri dish
The Storm exhibition and symposium, hosted by the University of Melbourne, highlight a profound connection between art and nature, intention and accident.
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
The long-term benefits of controlling your asthma
A study led by the University of Melbourne finds asthma sufferers can modify their risk of serious lung conditions in later life by controlling their asthma now
Boys with asthma risk more broken bones
University of Melbourne research has found asthma is associated with childhood fractures for boys but not for girls, possibly because girls' bones mature faster
Are Australia’s roads giving you asthma?
New University of Melbourne research finds that living near a major road in middle age raises your risk of asthma by about 50% compared with those further away.
Thunderstorm asthma: Counting pollen to save lives
With the 2016 thunderstorm asthma event still fresh in our memories, the University of Melbourne provides data to help hay fever sufferers manage their symptoms
The sticky business of pollen counting
The team behind the Melbourne Pollen Count is based at the University of Melbourne's School of BioSciences