News file for: University of Melbourne
An Australian clinical study has shown that Kava, a medicinal South Pacific plant, significantly reduced the symptoms of people suffering from anxiety.
A new study has revealed that fainting may be genetic and, in some families, only one gene may be responsible.
Researchers have achieved a quantum breakthrough, turning the nucleus of an atom into a qubit or quantum bit – the building blocks of super powerful quantum computers of the future.
Researchers have tracked a hereditary gene responsible for a common form of epilepsy known as focal or partial epilepsy.
The University of Melbourne has launched The Center for Contemporary Chinese Studies to focus on research into contemporary issues in China.
A large international study has identified more than 80 genetic markers for cancer risk, but researchers suggest that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
An ancient mustard plant that stars in modern Indian and Chinese cuisine experienced two “waves” of migration into India and China, says a new study.
An international team of scientists have completed the largest study into the genetic causes of poor eyesight.
The walls of the body’s major artery – the aorta – are already thickened in babies born to mothers who are overweight or obese, according to a new study.
New research has revealed that immature malaria parasites are more resistant to treatment with key antimalarial drugs than older parasites.