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How Australian aid can play a better role in fighting disease outbreaks like Ebola and why global health systems are not up to scratch in responding to emergency health crises will be discussed at the 10th Annual Nossal Institute Global Health Forum.

Gradual weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly, new research led by the University Of Melbourne has found.

The quest to understand medicine’s final frontier, the human brain, will take a dramatic step forward today with the commissioning of a powerful Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine set to offer neuroscientists a window through the human skull and into the workings of the brain.

Using big data to solve the challenges of urban living is the focus of a new $24 million Australian Government research infrastructure project to be launched today at the University of Melbourne.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have established how two diseases that present in similar ways are in fact quite different.

The Australian Government has today announced $18 million to establish Australia’s first National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.

The use of topical antibiotics in clinical trials to prevent pneumonia in patients in intensive care units increased rather than decreased rates of pneumonia, a new analysis by the University of Melbourne has found.

Homophobia and inadequate social support are contributing to high rates of mental health problems and alcohol use among lesbian and bisexual women, a University of Melbourne study has found.

The University of Melbourne will contribute $200,000 alongside the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) to establish the Innovation Seed Fund, announced today as part of the Department’s new Horticulture Centre of Excellence.

People make immediate judgments about images they are shown, which could impact on their decisions, even before their brains have had time to consciously process the information, a study of brainwaves led by The University Of Melbourne has found.

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