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Australia’s most common sexually transmitted infection, chlamydia, is unlikely to be eliminated by opportunistic testing in general practice, a landmark trial has revealed, with researchers recommending greater emphasis on improving chlamydia management.

Men with particular cancers generally fare worse than women with the same cancers, new Australian research has found.

Two studies from a landmark 20-year Melbourne research project have shed more light on how the brain ages and what can affect the process. The results have led experts to encourage women to watch their cholesterol and blood pressure.

New research has found an association between some popular heartburn treatments and iron deficiency.

The University of Melbourne and Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (Jülich Research Centre) in Germany have formed an international research training group which provides a cohort of graduate researchers with the opportunity to undertake a joint PhD project at Melbourne and at Jülich. 

Eye health will be a focus at the 2018 VACSAL Senior Aboriginal Football & Netball Carnival in Ballarat, a three-day event celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and pride.

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) has elected 37 new Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical community in Australia.

Researchers want food labelling regulations tightened after their study found that some people with allergies had anaphylactic reactions to packaged foods.

Thermal imaging can better predict a diabetes related foot ulcer’s size and the healing trajectory than conventional methods, Melbourne-led research has found. It could also possibly save money through better targeted treatment.

Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world’s most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of chemotherapy medicines, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications.

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