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  1. 12 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 16 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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 .

  3. 4 September 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  4. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 9 May 2019 - Go Figure

    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.

  6. 28 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 18 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. Podcast9 January 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Defining a pathogen

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast brings together two world-leaders in microbiology and immunology.

  9. 10 October 2018 - Inside Business

    We need another revolution in the march to good health

    A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.

  10. 26 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    MS and new ways of regenerating our brain’s insulation

    New University of Melbourne research that stimulates myelin production, a step that could help people living with degenerative neurological diseases like MS.