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Congratulations to CEB staff members who received awards at the annual Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH) Awards.
Dr Daniel Buchanan, Dr Aung Ko Win, Professor Mark Jenkins and Professor John Hopper were presented with the University of Melbourne Award for Excellence in Team-Based Research Programs.
New research finds that living close to a major road increases your risk of asthma in middle age by around 50 per cent. Read the article.
Researchers from MSPGH’s Twins Research Australia explain how twins are helping us all live longer and healthier lives in this fascinating episode of ABC-TV’s science program, Catalyst. Available now It’s a Twin Thing on ABC-TV iView.
Melbourne researchers have discovered a new way to interpret mammograms that could transform routine breast screening and save lives.
Living on a farm in early childhood is linked to a lower risk of allergies in adulthood and stronger lung function in women, according to researchers at the University of Melbourne.
Professor Mark Jenkins, from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, has analysed 45 genetic variants that indicate increased risk of bowel cancer. These are known as single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNPs (single DNA bases that vary between individuals).
'Twins are special!': Victoria Prize for University of Melbourne Twin Registry leader and medical researcher John Hopper
Epidemiologist and cancer researcher Dr Aung Ko Win has been awarded a Hugh Rogers Fellowship by the Melbourne Boston Sister Cities Association.
Multiple sclerosis is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system and there is no known cure. Treatments often focus on acute symptoms rather than the underlying cause of disease.
An international study led by Dr Driss Ait Quakrim and Professor Mark Jenkins shows startling differences between the sexes in colorectal cancer for some Europeans.
Chlamydia screening prevents newborn complications and saves health dollars.
An international study led by The University of Melbourne has confirmed that long-term regular taking of aspirin or ibuprofen reduces the risk of bowel cancer by more than half for people with the genetic mutation causing Lynch syndrome.
Taking hormonal contraceptives and having children are associated with a lower risk of uterine cancer for women with Lynch syndrome, a University of Melbourne research team has found.