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A world-first study of deaf primary school students has revealed children with double cochlear implants performed much better on exams than children with only one.


Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged between16 and 25 is cost-effective and can prevent harm to babies, a University of Melbourne study has found.

Three leading experts have been appointed by the VCCC Alliance to oversee and enhance research programs at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).

Public health experts from Australia and India will collaborate on new research about non-communicable, lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancers, thanks to new funding from the University of Melbourne.

The intricate interplay between immune cells working to defeat infection has been seen and photographed for the first time.  

The University of Melbourne's Dr Peter De Cruz has been awarded the 2015 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research at ceremony at Government House.

A Victorian study has revealed inconsistent accuracy with Emergency Department triaging of low to moderate urgency presentations involving children.

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is poised to be one of Australia’s greatest assets for medical research, according to the University of Melbourne’s head of research.

Researchers are a step closer to developing drug targets for Toxoplasmosis, after gaining insight into its unique feeding behaviour.

A $6.4 million project to learn more about the biological causes dementia will get researchers closer to finding better treatments and possibly a cure for the debilitating disease.