Are declines in cardiovascular disease mortality ending?
Since the 1970s, cases of people dying from heart disease and stroke have fallen. But University of Melbourne research finds signs that this decline is slowing.
Empowering everyone to improve their own health
A University of Melbourne expert designs and evaluates behaviour change interventions. Now he's in Australia, aiming to improve the population's health here.
No room for saviours in global health
Matt Reeve from the University of Melbourne's Nossal Institute grew up in Pakistan, and has worked on public health programs in Asia and Africa.
Coming to grips with a ‘silent killer’
Infectious diseases expert Dr Ben Cowie on why viral hepatitis is fast becoming a hidden epidemic with significant public health consequences.
Online approach works in treating knee osteoarthritis
Physiotherapy via Skype and online pain coping training is shown to be as effective in treating knee osteoarthritis, opening way for wider access.
How Australia is losing the health fight
Australia is losing the war against alcohol and weight-related illnesses because it lacks a comprehensive approach to prevention, a leading health expert says.