Personalising blood sugar targets
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a tool to help GPs set personalised blood sugar targets and medication plans for type 2 diabetes patients.
Attracting (and keeping) Australia’s rural health workers
University of Melbourne research finds that keeping health workers in rural Australian communities is about helping them socially, as well as professionally.
The language of living and dying
Researchers from the Centre for Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne have found we need to talk about palliative care differently to reap its benefits
Why mindset matters for junior doctors
Teaching junior doctors how to have a 'growth mindset' can help them cope better with the pressures of the job, says a University of Melbourne researcher.
The digital dissection of the human body
An@tomedia, which emerged from the University of Melbourne's Department of Anatomy in the mid 1990s, documents human anatomy in meticulous detail.
Are we getting the treatment of chronic diseases wrong?
A global study that includes the University of Melbourne finds that our current approach to multimorbidity leaves patients and health systems out-of-pocket.
Why flu can be fatal
Infections like flu can 'paralyse' the immune system, making a secondary infection like pneumonia more likely, according to University of Melbourne research.
Putting doctors under a data microscope
The University of Melbourne's MABEL survey provides data on the medical workforce, including doctor's gender pay gap and attracting doctors to rural areas.
Taking the pulse of general practice
A major University of Melbourne / ANZ report into general practice in Australia reveals the number of GPs is declining in real terms and their morale is falling
Are mental health treatment orders out of order?
At any one time, thousands of Australians with a mental illness are being forced to comply with treatment, but now the status quo is being questioned.