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Australians are living longer than they did in 1990 but some conditions, particularly chronic kidney disease and Alzheimer's disease are on the rise, according to a new analysis of trend data from 188 countries.

A major new class of antibodies that can make the four different types of dengue virus (DENV) non-infectious has been discovered by a group of international researchers, including from the University of Melbourne.

Unvalidated health information received from online forums could be placing people at risk according to recently published research from the University of Melbourne.

The gap in the Aboriginal infant mortality rate in Victoria is higher than first thought, according to a landmark study undertaken by University of Melbourne researchers.

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.

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