Decarbonising transport for our health
Transforming Australia’s carbon-intensive road transport system can also solve significant public health challenges, say University of Melbourne experts
As we head toward summer, let’s rethink Australia’s bushfire risk
With wildfires and heavy smoke affecting the US and Europe, a new fire management framework can help Australia understand its risk
A new way to manage antibiotic allergies in Australia
Two million Australians self-report being allergic to penicillin, but most actually aren’t, leading to inferior treatments, say University of Melbourne experts.
Using the right test for the right person to detect bowel cancer
A new online tool, developed by the University of Melbourne, uses personalised risk to detect bowel cancers earlier and with greater precision.
Ending the global tuberculosis epidemic
Tuberculosis or TB occurs around the world and is a major public health challenge that we can end through concerted action, says University of Melbourne expert.
We can eliminate cervical cancer
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say more equitable access to screening is needed for Australia to eliminate cervical cancer
Our health is compromised by our global fossil fuel addiction
Climate change is affecting our health; University of Melbourne experts say moving to net-zero emissions could be the greatest health opportunity this century.
Using mathematics to treat malaria
Mathematics can track parasite resistance to antimalarial drugs so agencies can target the right drug to where it's needed, says University of Melbourne expert
It’s time to drop COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Vaccine mandates helped save lives but COVID-19 variants means they can't now be justified and are hurting the health system says University of Melbourne expert
Improving the care and wellbeing of cancer survivors
As cancer detection and treatment improves, our healthcare system needs to provide more holistic care for life after cancer, say University of Melbourne experts