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  1. 31 July 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Surviving lung cancer is just the beginning

    On World Lung Cancer Day, University of Melbourne researchers highlight the untapped potential of exercise to help lung cancer survivors thrive

  2. 17 March 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why giraffes have spots

    A new study led by the University of Melbourne provides the first anatomical proof of why giraffes have spots – and how they relate to plastic surgery.

  3. 11 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Gender bias skewing surgeon referrals

    Women surgeons are missing out on referrals because male doctors are much more likely to refer patients to male surgeons, finds University of Melbourne research

  4. 15 October 2020 - Health & Medicine

    4 things you may not know about human anatomy

    Do you have a palmaris longus muscle in your palm? On World Anatomy Day, University of Melbourne experts explain some of the quirks of the human body.

  5. 24 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    More than a high BMI, an ‘obese heart’ is a silent risk

    Fat tissue around the heart releases molecules that alter heart rhythm, offering potential treatment targets shows new research led by University of Melbourne.

  6. 16 December 2019 - Inside Business

    Why a blood donation isn’t just for Christmas

    The holiday season brings urgent calls for blood donations, but a University of Melbourne expert says people need to keep donating to prevent chronic shortages.

  7. 4 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Antibiotic use too long in surgery

    New University of Melbourne research finds that antibiotics are often prescribed inappropriately before, during and after surgery.

  8. 17 November 2019 - Under the Microscope

    A vision for the future

    Associate Professor Penny Allen helped implant Australia’s first bionic eye, but the University of Melbourne expert says the future is even more exciting.

  9. 5 July 2019 - Health & Medicine

    Reanimating hand movement after spinal cord injury

    A study involving the University of Melbourne finds that nerve transfer surgery for people suffering traumatic spinal cord injury can improve their independence

  10. 11 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Growing nerves to restore erectile function

    New microsurgery to regrow nerves to the penis that can restore a man’s ability to have an erection is proving effective says University of Melbourne research.