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This Good Friday, more than 1200 medicine, nursing, dentistry, physiotherapy, audiology, biomedical, science, speech pathology and social work student students from the University of Melbourne will run a Teddy Bear Hospital (TBH) to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal.

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is often a death sentence because current chemotherapies have little impact on the disease. 

A leading Victorian family violence expert has responded to the Victorian Commission on Children and Young People report, Neither Seen nor Heard, which exposes multiple ‘systemic issues’ with the current child protection system.

The health of thousands of past and present coal mine workers is potentially at risk, in the wake of revelations that black lung disease is making a comeback.

A promising new clinical tool and research on targeting a genetic mutation common in oesophageal cancer have been recognised in the 2016 Picchi Awards For Excellence in Cancer Research.

People with type 2 diabetes should be wary of social media hype about the benefits of going on the paleo diet, a University of Melbourne researcher says.

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.

United States epidemiologist and toxicologist Dr Devra Davis is in Melbourne to share her knowledge on the biological impacts of mobile phones.

Researchers have proposed a new funding model to provide prisoners with the same health care as other Australians.

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