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International study raises hopes for new sarcoma treatment

Monash University scientists have played a critical role in an international collaboration that has identified promising therapeutic targets for a rare form of sarcoma afflicting mostly young people.

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A quarter of kidney donors are living: what you need to know to be a donor

At any one time, more than 1,400 Australians are on an organ transplant waiting list. The most common organs in demand are kidneys, followed by the liver and lung.

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Elder abuse report ignores impact on people’s health

The good news is that Australia is doing something positive to improve the lives of our parents and grandparents. The bad news is we can no longer pretend there are golden years awaiting us all in old age.

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Muscle growth finding may assist with cancer treatment

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have collaboratively developed a therapeutic approach that dramatically promotes the growth of muscle mass, which could potentially prevent muscle wasting in diseases including

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Major donation boosts research into treatment of deadly form of prostate cancer

Monash University has received an AUD $600,000 donation from a leading prostate cancer awareness provider, the E.J. Whitten Foundation, to advance research into aggressive prostate cancer tumours with the aim of improving treatment and survival

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Health Minister names Monash University researcher top grant applicant

Monash University Associate Professor Julian Elliott has been awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research for his leading work into ways health research data can be rapidly tr

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Oxford Scholarship win for Monash University Medicine graduate

A Monash University medical graduate is one of only two Australian students to win a major scholarship to study at the University of Oxford, in what is the first time the award has been offered.

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Excessive Exercise Damages the Gut

A Monash University review of published studies has found that people who exercise excessively may be prone to acute or chronic gut issues.

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