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Studying effectiveness of AHSCT in highly active relapsing-remitting MS patients

28 July 2023

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) have conducted a ground-breaking study comparing different treatment options for highly active relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who have shown limited response to conventional therapies.

The RMH marks special transplant milestone during DonateLife Week

25 July 2023

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is celebrating a special milestone this year – the 60th anniversary of the first successful cadaver-kidney transplant in Australia. Our Nephrology Department, guests and media marked the milestone during DonateLife Week.

Bacteria discreetly dwelling in throat main source of Strep A transmission

19 July 2023

Breakthrough research has found that Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections are more likely transmitted from asymptomatic throat carriage than skin-to-skin contact in communities with high rates of infection.

Launch of Australian-first trial for young people with type 1 diabetes

11 July 2023

An endocrinologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is leading an Australian-first trial that looks at whether an insulin nasal spray, coupled with an injection, is effective in slowing down the immune attack that causes type 1 diabetes.

O-Lab interns bring facial prosthetics into the future

10 July 2023

A team of O-Lab interns at the University of Melbourne has innovated the process for creating prosthetic ears at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), saving prosthetists time, and improving patient experience.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week at the RMH

03 July 2023

Festivities have kicked off for National NAIDOC Week at the RMH, an annual celebration of the history, culture and achievements of our First Nations peoples.

New era begins for Victoria’s mental health services

03 July 2023

1 July marked the end of an era and the beginning of a new one for Victoria's mental health services, and we're excited to be part of this change.

Geographic disparities in uptake of care and treatment for hepatitis B across Australia

23 June 2023

Despite the effectiveness of hepatitis B care and treatment in reducing the risk of liver disease and cancer, significant gaps remain in access and Australia is not meeting National Strategy targets for coverage.

Introducing our new MRI department

22 June 2023

Our Medical Imaging team is buzzing with excitement this June, as they welcomed Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas to view our new state-of-the-art MRI department.

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