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.
Is treating obesity the future of managing type 2 diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be progressive, but weight management must become a primary goal to optimise its treatment says University of Melbourne expert.
Regulating medical devices in the ‘Internet of things’
New research led by University of Melbourne is exploring the gap between regulation and practice in diabetes devices that are part of the Internet of Things.
Joining the dots on diabetes and COVID-19
People living with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic need some extra steps to protect their health, advise experts including the University of Melbourne.
Q&A: A new way to treat type 2 diabetes?
The discovery of how a key protein works to reduce blood glucose levels could lead to a more effective type 2 diabetes drug, say University of Melbourne experts
Staying active in lockdown can make for a better normal
Melburnians need to stay responsibly active given lockdowns are recipes for non-communicable diseases like heart disease warns University of Melbourne expert
Sea snail venom holds clues for diabetes treatment
A new study, that the University of Melbourne is part of, finds modified human insulin that mimics fast-acting sea snail venom is a potential diabetes treatment
Science, society and drug design
After being the first in his family to go to university, biochemist Sir Thomas Blundell has worked in music, local council, medical research and advisor to a PM
Different fat cell types may be key to obesity
University of Melbourne-led research discovers fat cells aren't all the same – some release fat, some help to burn fat, and the balance may influence obesity.
Bringing 3D imaging to kidney patients
3D computer imaging of kidney disease can readily bring highly detailed imaging into clinical settings, finds University of Melbourne and Austin Health research