The role of gender has been largely neglected despite playing a critical role in cardiovascular health, University of Melbourne academics have highlighted in the prestigious American Heart Association Journalof Circulation.
University of Melbourne researchers are using smart phones to track the lives of patients with bipolar disorder to understand, monitor and even predict sudden swings between their manic and depressive episodes.
University of Melbourne thought leaders from five disciplines – arts, creative arts, engineering, medicine and architecture – have created research-based installations accessible online and via a specially designed exhibition space set within the heart of the NGV Triennial exhibition.
Current strategies for treating patients with several chronic diseases are putting an unnecessary financial burden on countries’ health systems and individuals, a global study led by the National University of Singapore and the University of Melbourne has found.
This week’s announcement of new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding by Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for Health, includes major Project Grant funding ($16 million) to assemble Australia’s leading HIV researchers in a five-year program to tackle priority areas in HIV prevention, management and cure discovery.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.