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Eating one to two cups of lightly steamed broccoli a day would help asthmatics to breathe normally and prevent their condition from worsening, University of Melbourne research has determined.

A well-known copper compound may help treat a progressive and incurable disease that attacks a person's nervous system, new research has found.

There is still much to do to address the needs of families and individuals directly affected by bushfires according to early survey results taken from Victorian communities.

University of Melbourne researcher Dr Jaclyn Pearson has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research for her groundbreaking work into how diarrhoea-causing bacteria hides from the immune system.

Better treatments for fibrosis sufferers is on the horizon following a global drugmaker’s decision to buy the University of Melbourne-affiliated biopharmaceutical company, Fibrotech.

An investigation led by the University of Melbourne shows that positive patient experience is as a key part of high quality healthcare and goes beyond responsibility of frontline medical and nursing staff.

Coinciding with the launch of a dedicated Lung Health Research Centre, researchers at the University of Melbourne have discovered a new insight into the unexplained link between lung infections, emphysema and lung cancer.

A new University of Melbourne study has found that women who take iron supplements, experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance.

A cloud-based ‘virtual’ campus will be the focus of a new agreement signed by two of Australia and China’s leading universities today. 

Collaborative research on mental health issues, from schizophrenia to disaster mental health, will be the focus of a new University of Melbourne and Peking University centre to be launched in Beijing today.