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  1. 18 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How good cholesterol can keep women’s brains healthy

    New University of Melbourne research finds that good cholesterol and a balanced lifestyle impacts on the structure of a woman’s brain to ward off dementia.

  2. 15 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How can physios motivate us to do more physical activity?

    Physiotherapists need to promote physical activity to patients, but University of Melbourne research finds clinic marketing can limit their ability to do so.

  3. 29 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How much exercise keeps our brains healthy as we age?

    New guidelines from the University of Melbourne and partners outline how much exercise older Australians should aim for each week to maintain brain health.

  4. 9 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Clever socks connecting remote patients and physios

    A University of Melbourne PhD student's wearable tech smart socks, called SoPhy, provide physiotherapists real time, detailed data on patients, even remotely

  5. 26 November 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exercising with lung cancer

    Exercising is important for people with lung cancer, but it can be difficult. A new program being trialled at the University of Melbourne is aiming to help.

  6. Podcast5 May 2017 - Up Close

    Staying healthy in old age

    Geriatrician Andrea Maier from the University of Melbourne on the cellular basis of ageing and how to change the script.

  7. 20 July 2016 - Inside Business

    How post-boom Australia is faring

    The largest ongoing survey of Australians shows that the young are missing out to the older generations and the boom times are over as wealth growth stalls.

  8. 8 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exercising in middle age can save your memory later

    Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in later years, a landmark 20-year study has found.

  9. 28 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Diabetes and exercise capacity linked to glycogen in muscle tissue

    Genetic testing shows that muscle tissue that can't convert glucose to glycogen causes type 2 diabetes and reduces capacity for exercise.

  10. 10 December 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    Keeping a healthy lifestyle in mind for mental health patients

    Research shows people with psychosis have a shorter life expectancy than the general population, mainly due to lifestyle factors.