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  1. 16 March 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Brain white matter declines for years after a stroke

    University of Melbourne research has found the loss of brain white matter and associated cognitive decline is faster for at least three years after a stroke

  2. 19 December 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Q&A: How immune cells could help diabetes and stroke

    Immune cells could be key to treating conditions of the eye and brain like diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and stroke finds University of Melbourne- led research.

  3. 21 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    What is Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome?

    We're still learning about the lasting COVID-19 effects on the brain, but new University of Melbourne research finds Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome is real

  4. 9 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Will COVID-19 change healthcare for stroke patients?

    COVID-19 presents a double blow to patients at risk of or experiencing stroke; University of Melbourne experts have developed a mobile ambulance for urgent care

  5. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 28 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Space for re-learning after a stroke

    University of Melbourne research says rehabilitation facilities designed for stroke survivors should be learning spaces that support re-learning lost skills.

  7. 19 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Child stroke survivors have time on their side

    New research from the University of Melbourne has found children who survive a stroke have a much longer period in which to recover motor skills than adults.

  8. Podcast4 November 2016 - Up Close

    Stroke recovery: The state of the science

    Stroke recovery guru Professor Julie Bernhardt on the latest research into maximising the chances of overcoming the physical and mental aftermath of stroke.

  9. 28 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Diabetes and exercise capacity linked to glycogen in muscle tissue

    Genetic testing shows that muscle tissue that can't process glucose causes type 2 diabetes and reduces exercise capacity, from University of Melbourne research

  10. 7 October 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stepping into the future

    Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital are using state-of-the-art technology to reduce recovery time for stroke and early diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.