Lifting the lid on HIV
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping to open up the HIV virus, exposing new treatment targets that could help eradicate the deadly disease.
Improving how we manage sepsis
Sepsis is a life threatening complication; University of Melbourne and Peter MacCallum research describes a new hospital pathway of care to treat sepsis early
Training for recovery before major surgery
University of Melbourne research finds that seeing a physiotherapist before abdominal surgery can halve the rate of potentially deadly respiratory complications
Antibiotics during pregnancy and the link to a baby’s immune system
University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute researchers have found a link between taking antibiotics in pregnancy and child infection.
Why flu can be fatal
Infections like flu can 'paralyse' the immune system, making a secondary infection like pneumonia more likely, according to University of Melbourne research.