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  1. 16 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia

    Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.

  2. 11 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Physical activity is critical for children’s quality of life

    Increasing the daily level of physical activity could be the easiest ‘win’ for parents to improve their child’s wellbeing, finds University of Melbourne study.

  3. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Running on rainbows

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the neuroscience behind the complex decision we make to intentionally move our bodies when we exercise.

  4. 26 May 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Do you think better when you’re moving?

    People who performed a task to identify visual targets did significantly better when tested while walking, finds new research led by University of Melbourne.

  5. 13 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Web-based exercise program improves knee arthritis therapy

    A new online exercise program, developed by the University of Melbourne, can help people with knee osteoarthritis to reduce knee pain and improve function

  6. 12 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 26 December 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Is sport wandering offside?

    Sporting bodies are well aware of their revenues, but amid off-field controversies a University of Melbourne expert questions the strength their social license

  8. 11 June 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Giving prisoners a sporting chance

    Physical activity programs for prisoners like sport and organised runs aren't soft on crime, but help people rehabilitate says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 20 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why the number of dementia cases has doubled

    Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating a huge health burden; a University of Melbourne expert says we all need to act on new health advice

  10. 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.