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.
Ending anaemia in the developing world
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are leading trials to test the the efficacy of iron supplements to beat anaemia in developing world.
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
Intellectual disabilities and the fight for justice
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast explores the issue of preventable deaths among people with intellectual disabilities.
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.
How can heartburn end up as anaemia?
University of Melbourne research finds a link between some of the most popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency, which can lead to anaemia.
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.
The great honey wars
Five University of Melbourne experts look at the implications of Australia’s biggest honey company and some supermarkets being accused of selling 'fake honey'
Breathing easy: Treating steroid resistant asthmatics
Researchers from the University of Melbourne have tracked down the molecular cause of steroid resistance in asthmatics, and a new treatment is on the way
What are the long-term health risks of having your tonsils out?
For the first time, University of Melbourne researchers have identified the long-term health risks of removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood.