The new weapon against malaria’s drug resistance
Malaria parasites have now developed resistance to seven drugs; but promising new drug targets have been identified in a new University of Melbourne-led study.
Premature birth linked to lung disease later in life
New research led by the University of Melbourne shows a link between premature birth and obstructive lung disease after age 50, particularly for smokers
A third of Australians under chronic time stress
HILDA survey suggests chronic time stress is a significant social problem with ramifications for health and wellbeing, says University of Melbourne expert
What’s the impact of self-control on our lives?
HILDA survey reveals that greater self-control is associated with improved life outcomes including health and satisfaction, says University of Melbourne expert
Australia given serious health warning on climate change
Research monitoring the health impacts of climate change highlights the global emergency and the threat to Australians, warn University of Melbourne experts.
We are leaving people released from prison vulnerable
People released from prison are vulnerable and more likely to be the victims of violence, says University of Melbourne research, and more support is needed.
Midwives on the COVID-19 frontline in Indonesia
Midwives in Indonesia have had to battle COVID-19 to maintain care, underscoring the need to protect healthcare workers, say University of Melbourne experts
The impact of air pollution on life expectancy
A new study led by the University of Melbourne shows how particulate matter in the air is associated with premature deaths, highlighting the need for action.
Why social conditions need to guide our COVID-19 policies
A new demographic index identifying vulnerable population areas can drive better policy making to control COVID-19 outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts
Hearing loss still a challenge for kids
Hearing-impaired children still lag in language despite hearing aids and cochlear implants. A growing databank involving University of Melbourne may tell us why