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A scientist working to develop a one-shot for life flu vaccine and a renowned environmental scientist have been awarded prestigious Australian Academy of Science medals

Scientists at the University of Melbourne’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre have warned about the damage sugar-free drinks can do to tooth enamel.

Health agencies are closer to eradicating preventable blindness in Indigenous Australians, according to an update on progress released today by the University of Melbourne.

Disulfiram, a drug used to treat alcoholism, could be a 'game changer' in the pursuit of a non-toxic drug capable of activating hidden HIV in the body, a key strategy on the path to finding a cure for HIV.

The University of Melbourne and the University of Bonn in Germany have established an International Doctoral Training Group supported by up to AUD$5 million from the German Research Foundation (DFG).

More children in the Western world are staying at home longer, but their parents often pay the price as tensions flare and conflict damages relationships, an international literature review shows.

Living close to a bottle shop, pub or club has a greater impact on health for those in disadvantaged areas compared to people in well-off areas, a new study has found.

Research into whether melanoma can be detected by a blood test or ‘liquid biopsy’, instead of a tissue biopsy, is among 127 new University of Melbourne projects funded in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.

Researchers are one step closer to finding an effective vaccine against HIV thanks to a new approach to systematically understanding the immune response to the virus.