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Rural Health

First national study comparing rural and city medical specialists: how to redress the balance

The first comprehensive national study about medical specialists working in rural and regional areas will be presented today at a national rural health conference in Cairns.

Medicine & health
Fly diet

Bacteria in our stomachs tells our brains what to eat: study finds

International research involving a Monash University biologist has shown that gut bacteria ‘speaks’ to the brain to control food choices.

Science
Drug target research

Monash University researchers’ world first reveals structure of important drug target

Monash University researchers have used a novel technique to reveal the structure of an important drug target, opening the way for improved treatments of chronic diseases such as osteoporosis, diabetes and obesity.

Medicine & health
Diverting gas

Diverting gas for domestic use may harm sector: Economists

A poll conducted jointly by Monash Business School and the Economic Society of Australia has revealed influential economists believe that asking gas producers to divert reserves for domestic consumption is not the right policy setting, despite the

Business
Leishmania test 2

Monash-led collaboration lands A$1 million to tackle deadly disease

A coalition of researchers from Monash University, the University of Melbourne and The Indian Institute of Chemical Biology has been awarded A$1 million in research funding to develop a new treatment for the disease Leishmaniasis.

Medicine & health
Mandatory sentencing

Mandatory minimum sentences and populist criminal justice policy do not work – here’s why

The Victorian Liberal Party recently announced that, if elected in November 2018, it would introduce mandatory minimum sentences for repeat violent offenders as part of its crackdown on crime.

Arts & culture
snoring

Dangerous dreams: new Monash research reveals the health consequences of children’s snoring

New research from Monash University – that will continue to be undertaken at the newly opened Monash Children’s Hospital - reveals this snoring is not harmless but may have long term cardiovascular, neurocognitive and behavioural implications.

Medicine & health

Mimotopes update

Monash rejects Mimotopes’ assertion it is being evicted due to “administrative oversight”.

University news