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A smartphone app will target taxi drivers’ ‘downtime’ waiting for their next passenger, to support them with tools and messages to improve their health.

 

Many people who have cosmetic facial surgery feel better about their jobs when they return to work, according new research by the University of Melbourne.

A simple bedside test for pregnant women to accurately predict early labour is under development at the University of Melbourne. 

An Australian-first research program will help improve treatment for up to one million Australians with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

New research has shown how normally helpful brain cells can turn rogue and kill off other brain cells following injury or disease.

People with epilepsy acquired following brain trauma are the focus of a new $28 million global push for a long-awaited research breakthrough to develop treatments that for the first time could prevent or mitigate this disabling and potentially life-threatening condition.

 

Professor Melissa Little has been named the new head of the Stem Cells Australia initiative by the University of Melbourne.

New Executive Director sets sights on world’s best care for Victorian patients

An international collaboration led by the Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) based at Mercy Hospital for Women has discovered a treatment that could save many of the 60,000 lives lost each year to preeclampsia. 

An Australian-first national analysis of 13 years’ data on bites and stings from venomous creatures reveals Australia’s towns and cities are a hot-spot for encounters.

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