Why everybody living with dementia needs regular eye tests
Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a guide to support people living with dementia to see as well as possible, for as long as possible.
Knowing when to seek help for mental health
When challenges arise we may feel confused, but there are five signs to help understand when to seek mental health support, say University of Melbourne experts.
Why your brain health matters
On World Brain Day, work continues to access to vital therapies to improve life for people with brain disorders, say experts, including University of Melbourne.
The very real pain of not knowing
New University of Melbourne research suggests we might choose to endure physical pain over the ‘pain of not knowing’ when it comes to finding out information.
How old are your internal organs?
New University of Melbourne research finds that the age of your brain and body can appear many years older (or younger) than your chronological age.
Brain white matter declines for years after a stroke
University of Melbourne research has found the loss of brain white matter and associated cognitive decline is faster for at least three years after a stroke
Reducing the risk of mental illness and dementia as we age
Physical activity benefits the body, but it can also help cognition and reduce the risk of dementia in older Australians says a University of Melbourne expert.
What we now know about long COVID and our brains
After three years of the COVID-19 pandemic we know more about PCNS or Long COVID, but there’s a vital need for more research says University of Melbourne expert
Personalising mental health care
A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.
Diamonds reveal neural secrets
A new diamond voltage imaging microscope will give us more insight into the neural micro-circuitry that runs our brains, say University of Melbourne experts