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Fainting disorder mechanism figured out

Monash University researchers have discovered the mechanism underlying the fainting disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), the condition famously affecting the former lead singer of The Wiggles.

Medicine & health

New support to boost translation of health research into practice

Cochrane Australia at Monash University is delighted to announce the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for Cochrane and Oregon Health and Science University’s (OHSU) ongoing work to build, pilot, and scale a next generation evidence

Industry & partnerships
Nicole Kalms

New research lab into space, design and gender announced by Monash University Art, Design and Architecture (MADA)

Identifying hotspots where female commuters experience sexual harassment and developing solutions is one of the key design challenges being tackled by MADA’s new XYX Lab, to be officially launched on Sunday 26 March at the National Gallery of

Design & architecture
Anxiety clinic

Monash research in treating anxiety and depression

Pioneered by researchers at Monash University, a promising new, ‘whole person’ approach to the treatment of anxiety and depression has been developed in an effort to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of current treatment, and further imp

Medicine & health
Antarctic

Monash discovery triples critically endangered plant population

A new population of a critically endangered plant species has been discovered on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island, tripling the previously known population to some 1500 plants.

Science
Inhaler

New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) today announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce maternal deaths around the world. The results open

Wolbachia

A$7 million awarded to Eliminate Dengue Program to combat mosquito-borne viruses

The Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University has received AUD$7 million from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to continue development of its unique defence against mosquito-borne viruses.

Research
World sleep day

World Sleep Day 2017 – Monash experts for comment Can we really sleep soundly?

For World Sleep Day, Monash University has a number of sleep and circadian experts available for comment on sleep-related topics, including insomnia, depression, Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, cognitive decline

Medicine & health