Rapid Weight Loss Is More Effective Than Steady Weight Loss, Study

Oct 16, 2014 AM EDT Researchers at the University of Melbourne have debunked the myth that gradual weight loss is more effective than rapid weight loss.

Acupuncture Ineffective in Older People, Study

Oct 01, 2014 AM EDT Acupuncture does not benefit patients older than 50 years with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, according to a University of Melbourne study.

Children Raised By Homosexual Couples Are Healthier, Study

Jul 08, 2014 AM EDT Children raised by homosexual couples are healthier as compared to those nurtured by heterosexual couples, according to a University of Melbourne study.

Aboriginal Australians Experience More Racism in Health Settings, Study

Jun 16, 2014 AM EDT Racism in medical environment negatively influences the mental health of aboriginal Australians, according to a study by researchers at the University of Melbourne.

Koalas Hug Trees To Cope With Extreme Heat, Study

Jun 04, 2014 AM EDT Melbourne University researchers have found the reasons behind koalas' tree-hugging behaviour. The marsupial of Australia rests against cooler tree trunks to prevent its body from overheating during ...

No Evidence to Support Domestic Violence Screening, Study

May 14, 2014 AM EDT Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Melbourne, La Trobe and Columbia Universities and Queen Mary University in London have not found any evidence to support the screening of victims ...

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