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Rapid drug test to provide patients with better care

27 June 2024

Teams at two of Melbourne’s leading research and medical institutes are developing high-tech solutions to rapidly test for drugs and better treat patients presenting to hospital.

Experts stumped as head and neck cancer cases surge among Australian women

18 June 2024

Head and neck cancer cases among Australian women have increased significantly over the past 30 years, affecting even those who have never smoked or consumed alcohol heavily.

After a lifetime in the shadows, Dan can finally see the light

29 May 2024

Dan suffers from a rare disease called erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), which makes even a glimpse of sunlight through a window a painful experience. But a trial led by the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is helping him step into the light and live free of fear.

The RMH researchers receive more than $9 million in funding

07 May 2024

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) alongside our partner institutes have been awarded $9.3 million in funding from the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grants and Ideas Grants funding rounds, announced this week.

Trial helping provide better care for diabetes patients in hospital

01 May 2024

A team at the Royal Melbourne Hospital led a trial to reduce the risk of diabetes patients contracting infections.

Global study could change how children with multiple sclerosis are treated

26 March 2024

Dr Sifat Sharmin hopes her research will influence how children with MS are treated.

Smartphone app to help crack thunderstorm asthma code

11 March 2024

A new thunderstorm asthma trial will begin at the RMH this year.

World first at-home test for diabetes proven to work

23 December 2023

A new study at the RMH has confirmed that an at-home blood test for diagnosing type 1 diabetes is accurate and preferred by consumers.

The RMH clinicians receive NHMRC funding

15 December 2023

Congratulations to several RMH clinicians who have been awarded NHMRC Investigator Grants, announced on Friday.
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