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Biology is partly to blame for high rates of mental illness in women – the rest is social

Men and women respond differently to diseases and treatments for biological, social and psychological reasons. Depression and anxiety are known to affect around one in five people, but depression occurs twice as often in women as in men.

Medicine & health

Monash research into “dimmer switch” medicines

Monash University researchers are exploring “dimmer switch” medicines that could help patients with obesity, diabetes and schizophrenia.

Medicine & health
Minister for Health Sussan Ley with award recipients

Medical research shines in Canberra

Two Monash researchers behind new approaches to combating antibiotic resistant superbugs and the memory and attention difficulties of people with schizophrenia have been recognised with prizes for excellence overnight by...

Minister for Health Sussan Ley with award recipients

Medical research shines in Canberra

Two Monash researchers behind new approaches to combating antibiotic resistant superbugs and the memory and attention difficulties of people with schizophrenia have been recognised with prizes for excellence overnight by...

Minister for Health Sussan Ley with award recipients

Monash researchers among stars of medical research

Two Monash researchers behind new approaches to combating antibiotic resistant superbugs and the memory and attention difficulties of people with schizophrenia have been recognised with prizes for excellence overnight by...

Minister for Health Sussan Ley with award recipients

Monash researchers among stars of medical research

Two Monash researchers behind new approaches to combating antibiotic resistant superbugs and the memory and attention difficulties of people with schizophrenia have been recognised with prizes for excellence overnight by...

drugs

“Dimmer switch” drug idea could tackle schizophrenia

Discovery of a new mechanism of drug action could lead to the next generation of drugs to treat schizophrenia. Affecting one per cent of the world’s population, schizophrenia is a...

drugs

“Dimmer switch” drug idea could tackle schizophrenia

Discovery of a new mechanism of drug action could lead to the next generation of drugs to treat schizophrenia. Affecting one per cent of the world’s population, schizophrenia is a...