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Changing stroke definitions is causing chaos, warns Monash professor

Proposals to change the definitions of stroke and related conditions are causing confusion and chaos in clinical practice and research, a Monash University associate professor has warned.

Medicine & health
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Automated driving key to reducing serious road trauma injuries: study shows

Road trauma in Australia and New Zealand could be significantly reduced by the adoption of rapidly developing technologies that change the way drivers use vehicles, new research completed by MUARC has found.

Engineering & technology
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Explainer: what is the flesh-eating bacteria that causes Buruli ulcer and how can I avoid it?

A Victorian teenager was recently reported to be suffering from a Buruli ulcer, an infection caused by the “flesh-eating” bacteria Mycobacterium ulcerans.

Medicine & health

Monash helps address superbug resistance with Phage therapy

International research involving a Monash biologist shows that bacteriophage therapy – a process whereby bacterial viruses attack and destroy specific strains of bacteria - can be used successfully to treat systemic, multidrug resistant bacterial

Science
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Monash researchers awarded more than $3.65 million for dementia research

Three research teams from the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have been awarded a total of over $3.65 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Medicine & health
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Campus vending machines deliver healthy snack choice

Students and staff can grab a healthy snack or drink, following the introduction of new vending machines offering healthy food choices across Monash University campuses.

University news

Monash University partners with WorkCover Queensland to uncover high risk claim insights

Researchers at Monash University are partnering with WorkCover Queensland to design and test an evidence-based approach to identifying and supporting injured workers.

Medicine & health