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Health delivery in many low to middle income countries is being compromised by private operators offering poor service by unqualified practitioners at exorbitant cost, according to a new Lancet Series co-edited by the University of Melbourne and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are recruiting electronic music fans for a study exploring the connection between cravings and the “risky” sounds of dance music. 

Millions of Australians move house each year, but new research has highlighted that while many are upgrading their homes and living standards, housing affordability problems are sorting many of the nation's most disadvantaged into areas with fewer opportunities.

A team of specialist researchers in Melbourne believe they have found a major response that helps keep the Legionella infection at bay.

The University of Melbourne and the Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF) announced today that they have jointly acquired the Chromium™ System from US company10x Genomics®, providing Australia with one of the first opportunities outside the United States to utilise this powerful new genomic technology towards research that can significantly improve patient outcomes.

Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.

Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in the later years, a landmark 20-year study has found.

Eminent scientists, Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty and Professor Sharon Lewin, have called for an increased level of collaboration and more funding for research to fight infectious diseases across the globe.

A newly launched $80 million enterprise marks a unique collaboration between Monash University and the University of Melbourne in the field of biomedical research. 

The Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced Professor Kelsey Hegarty has been appointed as Australia’s first chair of Family Violence Prevention. It will be a joint appointment by The University of Melbourne and the Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s)

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