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A project looking at the oral health of children from migrant backgrounds found there are many significant barriers for parents accessing mainstream dental services and oral health information.

How Australian aid can play a better role in fighting disease outbreaks like Ebola and why global health systems are not up to scratch in responding to emergency health crises will be discussed at the 10th Annual Nossal Institute Global Health Forum.

Gradual weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly, new research led by the University Of Melbourne has found.

The quest to understand medicine’s final frontier, the human brain, will take a dramatic step forward today with the commissioning of a powerful Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine set to offer neuroscientists a window through the human skull and into the workings of the brain.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have established how two diseases that present in similar ways are in fact quite different.

Most people who suffer mental health issues after being exposed to trauma or disaster can eventually recover with the support of their friends, family and community.

The Australian Government has today announced $18 million to establish Australia’s first National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.

Designing better mental health service experiences and care to improve recovery will be at the centre of an innovative study involving people with mental illness and their carers.

The use of topical antibiotics in clinical trials to prevent pneumonia in patients in intensive care units increased rather than decreased rates of pneumonia, a new analysis by the University of Melbourne has found.

Homophobia and inadequate social support are contributing to high rates of mental health problems and alcohol use among lesbian and bisexual women, a University of Melbourne study has found.

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