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  1. 14 November 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Using maths to assess blocked arteries

    University of Melbourne researchers have used laser imaging to mathematically model the severity of artery blockages and now may be able to predict danger areas

  2. 13 November 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Saving lives with less blood

    A major global study including the University of Melbourne has found it is safe for surgeons to be using significantly less blood during heart surgery

  3. 23 June 2017 - Science Matters

    From ancient Egyptians to modern humans: Why do we still have the genes for heart disease?

    University of Melbourne of researchers have discovered the genes humans need for reproduction are also linked to coronary artery disease.

  4. 16 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The unhealthy habits killing Australian women

    A University of Melbourne study finds over 70% of Australian women don't eat healthily and don't exercise, putting them at risk of heart disease and dementia.

  5. Podcast1 May 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The wonders of relaxin

    Laura Parry from the University of Melbourne on how the hormone relaxin, produced in high quantities during pregnancy, could help treat cardiovascular disease.

  6. 12 January 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The stent tech-race against heart attack

    From dissolving materials to nanoscience, a technology race is underway to make coronary stents failure-proof because stent failure often means a heart attack.

  7. 24 February 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    3D printing to save hearts

    Researchers are a step closer to 3D printing custom heart stents during cardiac surgery, thanks to advances in imaging and computational modelling.