Close up of elderly woman's hands being held by another
11 June 2019

The same drug that has slowed and reversed the progression of motor neurone disease has been found to yield similar benefits for Parkinson’s disease patients, according to the results of a new trial led by the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

10 June 2019

Findings from an international clinical trial involving Australian researchers show a drug that targets the immune system can delay type 1 diabetes (T1D) by two years in children and adults at high risk.

10 June 2019

Melbourne Health CEO Professor Christine Kilpatrick has been recognised for her service to the medical community with the title of Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

05 June 2019

Six new mums with Phenylketonuria (PKU) have met at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for the first time to talk about managing their genetic condition while pregnant.

03 June 2019

Young-onset dementia (YOD) affects around 25,000 Australian’s. This accounts for about 10 per cent of all people with dementia.

Serge and Jenny
30 May 2019

Last week, RMH celebrated National Volunteer Week, where we commemorated Australia’s almost 6 million volunteers. This year's theme is “Making a World of Difference.”

23 May 2019

A series of studies that spanned 13 years have all concluded the time to treat ischemic stroke patients can be doubled.

Professor Ingrid Winship Director of Genomic Medicine, RMH
20 May 2019

A new clinic to help treat patients with genetic eye conditions has opened at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital as a partnership between The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Jeff Szer & David Ritchie, Royal Melbourne Hospital BMT
09 May 2019

The Royal Melbourne Hospital's Bone Marrow Transplant Unit proves to be one of the best in the world.

A team of Melbourne researchers have found the time to treat ischemic stroke patients can be doubled.
09 May 2019

A team of Melbourne researchers have found the time to treat ischemic stroke patients can be doubled. One in five people suffer stroke in their sleep and this will be life changing for them.