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Kidney findings a first for Japan

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute, collaborating with researchers from the Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo, have shown for the first time that Japanese

Medicine & health

New partnership between Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and MRCF to keep taxpayer-funded research in Australia

The newly-established Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has become a member of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF).

Medicine & health

Revealed: brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure.

Medicine & health
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World’s largest study of 1.3 million pregnant women reveals global obesity crisis

The world’s largest and most comprehensive international study of more than 1.3 million pregnant women, by researchers at the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia found that three out of every four pregnant women worldwide, and their

Medicine & health
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New Israel-Australia research centre involving Monash established by visionary philanthropist Sami Sagol

A major research collaboration between the new Department of Diabetes at Monash University and the newly established Sagol Center for Epigenetics of Metabolism and Aging atTel Aviv Medical Center was announced today in Israel (28 May 2017). This

Medicine & health
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
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Scientists unlock genetic data to create diets that could be used in the fight against obesity

International research involving a Monash University biologist could be used in the fight against obesity with the discovery that a genome can determine an ideal diet balance with higher satiety value.

Science
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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