Healing the wounded
How do we treat wounds that don't heal and become a chronic problem? That's where the research of a very focused University of Melbourne expert comes in.
Drop the sugar coating
The obesity epidemic in Australia is bringing with it a host of health problems, from diabetes to strokes. A major factor behind it is our addiction to sugar.
Avoiding diabetes is harder than you think
Reducing risk of diabetes means lifestyle changes. Professor Brian Oldenburg wants to understand what is it about human behaviour that makes this so difficult.
How Australia is losing the health fight
Australia is losing the war against alcohol and weight-related illnesses because it lacks a comprehensive approach to prevention, a leading health expert says.
Paleo diets = weight gain
Paleo diets are not good for you – researchers say a study shows using these low-carb, high-fat diets cause you to put on weight and can bring health problems.
World-leading breakthrough in diabetes research
For the first time, research has identified and proved that a specific gene directly causes defective insulin secretion which results in the high blood sugar le