Health news

Research advances pressure garments for speedy recovery
RMIT researchers are designing unique pressure garments to help heal burn patients - with a little assistance from an almost-human friend.
24/03/2014

Social connections key to happiness for "at-risk" teens
An RMIT University report on the happiness of disadvantaged Australian teenagers has emphasised the vital role of family and friends in mental wellbeing.
11/03/2014

Research examines acupuncture needle quality
The quality of acupuncture needles needs to be universally improved to increase patient comfort and safety, researchers have found.
21/02/2014

A sleeping time bomb
Lack of sleep is linked to high cholesterol, obesity and depression. Now researchers say it can damage your brain.
13/02/2014

Research into stroke therapy awarded NHMRC funding
RMIT University has been awarded more than $398,000 in funding for research investigating ways to limit brain injury and complications after strokes.
25/11/2013

Forum puts focus on healthcare for the ageing
An RMIT University forum has looked at ways to improve the aged care sector.
11/11/2013

Health news by year