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.
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.
From jail cell to emergency room: Too many injuries after release from prison
University of Melbourne research finds those released from Australian prisons who have mental illness & substance use problems are more likely to suffer injury.
Australia’s flesh-eating bug outbreak needs urgent research
A University of Melbourne expert says a localised outbreak of the rare flesh-eating Buruli Ulcer in Australia has exposed a major gap in scientific knowledge.
The long-term benefits of controlling your asthma
A study led by the University of Melbourne finds asthma sufferers can modify their risk of serious lung conditions in later life by controlling their asthma now