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A new project is underway to help more children participate in sports and the benefits are paying off.

Young women's inconsistent perceptions around their diagnosis of the hormonal condition Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) could be causing them unwarranted concern about their fertility, new research has found.

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has announced the election of 12 new Fellows from the University of Melbourne for their outstanding leadership and contributions to health and medical science in Australia.

University of Melbourne Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.

World-leading epilepsy expert Professor Samuel Berkovic today received one of medicine’s highest honours when he was named an international member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). 

A program seeking to reduce high rates of suicide among construction workers has received a funding boost. 

Australia will take a leadership role in the Asia Pacific region in a new initiative to help our nearest neighbours get rid of the scourge of malaria, in a new NHMRC $2.5 million Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination based at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. 

A model that gives Indigenous families who are expecting or have recently had babies a say in their health care has received a funding boost.

University of Melbourne Professor of Neurology Helmut Butzkueven has won a major research award for his work developing the world’s largest Multiple Sclerosis database. 

An international study including researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has found a way to slow the progression of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over the age of 50.

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