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heart health

Shift workers’ health to benefit from heart disease grant

A leading Monash University nutrition scientist has received the 2016 National Heart Foundation Ross Hohnen Award for Research Excellence for her project to improve heart health in shift workers, as part of this year’s round of research grants.

Medicine & health
Evelyn Volders

Health check: what should breastfeeding women eat?

We all understand how important breastfeeding is for baby’s health. Breastfeeding mothers often receive a variety of well-intentioned advice about what and what not to eat during this period. But what does the science say?

Medicine & health
Food as medicine

How Can We Use Foods as Medicine?

At a time when food and nutrition information is at an all-time high, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation out there about food-based recommendations for wellness. A new...

Food as medicine

How Can We Use Foods as Medicine?

At a time when food and nutrition information is at an all-time high, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation out there about food-based recommendations for wellness. A new...

exercise

Extreme exercise linked to blood poisoning

Dr Ricardo Costa from the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics has led a study showing that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood...

exercise

Extreme exercise linked to blood poisoning

Dr Ricardo Costa from the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics has led a study showing that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood...

exercise

Extreme exercise linked to blood poisoning

Researchers have discovered that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning. Experts at Monash University monitored people participating in a range...

exercise

Extreme exercise linked to blood poisoning

Researchers have discovered that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning. Experts at Monash University monitored people participating in a range...