How to avoid food poisoning this festive season
Food poisoning can ruin the holidays, but there are some simple steps to help stay safe and enjoy your favourite foods, explain University of Melbourne experts.
Preventing the spread of malaria
Scientists, including from the University of Melbourne, have found a new drug to block the world’s deadliest malaria parasite from reaching ‘transmission stage'
The genetic mutation behind a new autoinflammatory disease
University of Melbourne scientists are part of a team to discover a new human autoinflammatory disease that causes debilitating fever and inflammation.
Triaging the terminally ill
Triage in emergency medicine has been around for centuries, but a new tool from University of Melbourne researchers helps triage patients in palliative care .
Protecting Cambodia’s landmine detection dogs
University of Melbourne research has developed a new technique to keep mine detection dogs clearing landmines in Cambodia free of deadly tropical diseases.
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.
What we do (and don't) know about lupus
Lupus affects millions worldwide; researchers from the University of Melbourne are working to treat the disease without ‘turning off’ the immune system.
Getting a clear picture of chemoprevention
University of Melbourne research finds clearly communicating cancer risk and chemoprevention plans can help patients make informed decisions about prevention.
Why health needs to engage the guys with guns
A University of Melbourne expert has called on the health sector to step up engagement with armed forces to stem disease outbreaks and other health challenges.
Defining a pathogen
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast brings together two world-leaders in microbiology and immunology.