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New research shows how important global health systems are in responding to and preventing violence against women.

The effort to close the gap in Indigenous Eye Health is well on track according to a report launched today.

A new, low impact low energy laser treatment for patients with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has produced positive results by reducing indicators of the disease.

An international research team that includes the University of Melbourne’s Professor Sam Berkovic (AC) has identified a new gene for a progressive form of epilepsy.

Inaugural Director of the Doherty Institute and leading HIV scientist and infectious disease physician Professor Sharon Lewin was named Melburnian of the Year, the City of Melbourne’s highest accolade, at a gala ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall over the weekend.

Urban planners have a bigger role to play in fighting obesity according to health and urban research experts at the University of Melbourne.

People who live with chronic wounds are often disadvantaged financially and emotionally and remain a hidden aspect of our healthcare system.

People who carry a particular type of gene have natural resistance against typhoid fever according to new research published in Nature Genetics.

Laureate Professor Alan Lopez, Director, Global Burden of Disease Group, University of Melbourne has received the prestigious Peter Wills Medal at The Research Australia Awards

Eye tests are an acknowledged and important way for assessing the sight of adults and children alike…but why do we use the tests that we do, and how do they work?In this special edition of Visions produced by Masters students at the University of Melbourne who are completing science communication studies, we take a closer look behind the scenes of OPSM's recent “Penny the Pirate” eye-test book for children and analyse the science involved.

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