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HIV aids

Understanding how HIV evades the immune system

Monash University and Cardiff University researchers have come a step further in understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) evades the immune system.

Medicine & health
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Gastric band surgery significantly reduces health risks in overweight people with diabetes: study finds

A long-term study by Monash University researchers – the first of its kind – has found that gastric band surgery has significant benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes. Previous studies have focused on obese people.

Medicine & health

Monash health research asks where women keep their smartphones

A new Monash University study that will inform cancer research has found that 15 per cent of women carry their smartphone tucked into their bra.

Father and son

Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce: study finds

New research involving Monash University biologists has debunked the view that males just pass on genetic material and not much else to their offspring. Instead, it found a father’s diet can affect their son’s ability to out-comp

Science
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Worm gene could be key to developing obesity treatment

Monash University and Danish researchers have discovered a gene in worms that could help break the cycle of overeating and under-exercising that can lead to obesity.

Medicine & health
Drug immune complexes

Unearthing immune responses to common drugs

Australian researchers, including a team from Monash University, are a step closer to understanding immune sensitivities to well-known, and commonly prescribed, medications.

Medicine & health

Bernardi exits stage right: mayhem now, obscurity later

Whether it be due to hubris, courage or vanity, South Australian senator Cory Bernardi has decided to forsake the Liberal Party under whose auspices his political career had been nourished.

Politics
Wolbachia was transferred from the fruit fly to Aedes aegypti mosquitoes by microinjection at Monash University

Eliminate Dengue global program expands to partner with India

The Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University, announced today a new project in India to combat dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases using the program’s innovative, self-sustaining Wolbachia method.

Science