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Melbourne researchers are pioneering a new approach to treat the many people suffering inflammatory bowel diseases. The work will be funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the US Department of Defense.

People who regularly turn to telephone helpline services are more likely to require complex medical care and are often socially isolated, a new study released for Mental Health Week 2015 has revealed. 

Doctors have successfully reduced risk-taking behaviour in teenagers and young people, in a world-first trial led by the University of Melbourne.

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has honoured University of Melbourne researchers behind cutting edge discoveries in cancer, combating malaria, preventing birth defects and treating psychosis.

One in five young Australians believe women are partly responsible for sexual assault and nearly half (46%) agree that tracking a partner by electronic means* without consent is acceptable.

A forecast of below average rainfall over spring is expected to give hay fever sufferers in Melbourne a bit of reprieve this season.

People with a certain type of gene are more deeply affected by their life experiences, a new study has revealed.

If you’re tall, you’re also more likely to be slim, new genetic research has revealed.

Researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have discovered how a form of leukaemia fights back against a ground-breaking treatment, providing vital new leads on how to outwit the deadly disease.

Major gifts to three of Australia’s leading universities from the Financial Markets Foundation for Children will transform research into child health.