A new set of guidelines aimed at Australians aged 60 and over, who have noticed changes in their memory and cognitive abilities, recommends how much and what type of physical activity these seniors should undertake for improved brain health.
Same sex attracted women (SSAW) have higher alcohol and mental health problem rates than heterosexual women but many do not access or are not satisfied with treatment, a University of Melbourne-led study has found.
The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the establishment of the Melbourne Disability Institute, a major investment in disability research and engagement with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of people with disability, their families and carers.
New research suggests graphic warnings on junk food packaging would prove an effective deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat – and it appears the more graphic and negative the message the better.
University of Melbourne researchers will today become new Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, one of the country's highest honours recognising pioneering contributions to scientific knowledge.
Research reveals many Australians aged 50 and over are putting their lives at risk by not taking part in a simple, painless bowel cancer screening test that is provided free and taken in the privacy of their own homes.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.