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
What if Monet were shorter?
Altering the height of an artist’s eye changes their perspective, a University of Melbourne experts says this might also alter the appeal of their paintings.
How our brain’s sensorimotor processing areas could flag psychosis risk
University of Melbourne research finds brain markers of sensory and motor function show disturbances in early development that can increase later psychosis risk
Q&A: How immune cells could help diabetes and stroke
Immune cells could be key to treating conditions of the eye and brain like diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and stroke finds University of Melbourne- led research.
How sound alters sense of touch
New research suggests our brains process inputs from different senses like a symphony, combining and harmonising information say University of Melbourne experts
Working to stop MS in its tracks
On World Brain Day, University of Melbourne experts say earlier diagnosis and access to new treatments can improve the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.