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Melburnians taking part in vaccination trial against heart disease and stroke

Melburnians are taking part in a world first trial led by Monash University that could see a simple one-off vaccination protect against heart attack and stroke.

Medicine & health

Monash teams with Cambridge and Tsinghua universities to study Asia’s alternative finance sector

Monash University is collaborating with Cambridge University and China’s Tsinghua University to track the extraordinary growth of the Asia-Pacific’s booming alternative finance sector, valued at more than US$100 billion.

Monash University trial to address the silent problem of breast cancer and sexual anxiety

Up to two thirds of women who have survived breast cancer report a loss of libido and an unsatisfactory sex life.

Medicine & health
Professor Margaret Gardner

Monash President and Vice-Chancellor appointed Chair of Universities Australia

Monash University President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AO has been elected as the next chair of Universities Australia, the peak body representing Australia’s 39 universities.

University news
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