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Living close to a busy road can be bad for your respiratory health if you are middle aged, new Australian research has found.

A cross disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Melbourne has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 National Disability Awards after developing a prototype to make online group singing possible for people with a disability, especially those with quadriplegia.

University of Melbourne researchers have combined mathematical modelling, supercomputing and laser imaging technology to assess the severity of artery blockages without having to insert a physical separate pressure wire to assess blood pressure loss around a blockage.

A major international study involving Australian cardiac patients has found surgeons can safely use significantly less blood than they traditionally have been in heart operations.

A new initiative is successfully encouraging those at higher risk of lung cancer to act sooner when symptoms appear.

Doctors treating children with life-threatening illnesses now have a new tool to help them grapple with the tough ethical questions surrounding fertility preservation for their young patients.

A new project is underway to help more children participate in sports and the benefits are paying off.

Young women's inconsistent perceptions around their diagnosis of the hormonal condition Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) could be causing them unwarranted concern about their fertility, new research has found.

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has announced the election of 12 new Fellows from the University of Melbourne for their outstanding leadership and contributions to health and medical science in Australia.

University of Melbourne Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.

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