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Melbourne researchers are to begin a major study that could result in a test to accurately predict if women will experience pre-term labour during their pregnancy.

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. 

A blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, developed and validated by scientists from Japan and Australia, could speed up the pace of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials.

International radiopharmaceutical company Clarity has licensed technology developed at the University of Melbourne for imaging and treating prostate cancer.

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.

The idea of personalised seizure prediction for epilepsy is closer to becoming a reality thanks to new research published today by the University of Melbourne and IBM Research-Australia.

One in seven Australian adults with a disability reports experiencing discrimination due to their impairment and this discrimination can affect their health, a new study has found. Rates were higher for those who were younger, unemployed or in low-status jobs. 

Living close to a busy road can be bad for your respiratory health if you are middle aged, new Australian research has found.

A cross disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Melbourne has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 National Disability Awards after developing a prototype to make online group singing possible for people with a disability, especially those with quadriplegia.

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