Why a blood donation isn’t just for Christmas
The holiday season brings urgent calls for blood donations, but a University of Melbourne expert says people need to keep donating to prevent chronic shortages.
Are declines in cardiovascular disease mortality ending?
Since the 1970s, cases of people dying from heart disease and stroke have fallen. But University of Melbourne research finds signs that this decline is slowing.
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.
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.
The unhealthy habits killing Australian women
A University of Melbourne study finds over 70% of Australian women don't eat healthily and don't exercise, putting them at risk of heart disease and dementia.
Cities for healthier lives
Cities are making us sick but research led by the University of Melbourne and presented to the UN sets out a blueprint for making our cities healthier.