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  1. 13 December 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    The genetics of stuttering

    New University of Melbourne research links a newly discovered gene to persistent stuttering into adulthood, giving hope to those with severe speech disorders

  2. 19 September 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 30 August 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  4. 21 July 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  5. 12 July 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  6. 27 April 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  7. 16 March 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  8. 1 March 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  9. 6 January 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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

  10. 27 October 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising mental health care

    A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.