What it takes to make a heartbeat
By studying the zebrafish, a University of Melbourne-led study shows a gene involved in cardiac rhythm may explain how a heartbeat develops and is controlled.
Helping people with severe mental illness live longer and healthier
A major new study from the University of Melbourne is looking at how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease for people with severe mental illness.
Heart plumbing: The pipes matter
A Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne heart surgeon has long championed using arteries, not veins, in heart bypass – the evidence backs him up
World-first test could predict your risk of a heart attack
World-first research, involving the University of Melbourne, has developed a blood test to predict the risk of heart attack those with severe heart disease.
Saving lives with less blood
A major global study including the University of Melbourne has found it is safe for surgeons to be using significantly less blood during heart surgery