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Potential new treatments for cancers such as leukaemia are a step closer as young researchers are awarded the 2014 Picchi Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research.

Australians are living longer than they did in 1990 but some conditions, particularly chronic kidney disease and Alzheimer's disease are on the rise, according to a new analysis of trend data from 188 countries.

University of Melbourne architecture students have designed and built a neonatal centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG) that addresses the importance of sanitation in reducing mortality rates. 

There is evidence that human-induced climate change has played a significant role in Europe’s hottest year on record. 

As many as 39 percent of workers aged 18-24 and 43 percent aged 25-34 admitted to faking a sick day in the past 12 months, according to an online poll of 1,035 Australian workers.

A major new class of antibodies that can make the four different types of dengue virus (DENV) non-infectious has been discovered by a group of international researchers, including from the University of Melbourne.

Forty of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted offers for scholarships under the Chancellor’s Scholars Program to study at the University of Melbourne next year.

Unvalidated health information received from online forums could be placing people at risk according to recently published research from the University of Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne’s newest building, Melbourne School of Design, to house the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning has been launched today.

The gap in the Aboriginal infant mortality rate in Victoria is higher than first thought, according to a landmark study undertaken by University of Melbourne researchers.

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