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New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the Monash University, has shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve diagnostic rates for children with baffling and often fatal mitochondrial diseases.

Medicine & health

World’s Largest Study of How Exercise and Healthy Diet Interventions in Pregnancy Improve Health of Mothers and Babies

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications.

Medicine & health

Here’s one to gymnologize over: the case for bringing back snollygostery, trumpery and humbuggery

Words and expressions come and go. Sometimes you can understand why they don’t linger. It’s hard to imagine there was ever much call for peristeronic, “suggestive of pigeons” – and there’s no evidence that gymnologize, “to argue whilst

Arts & culture
Fly dying

High-sugar diets found to significantly reduce the lifespan of flies

Flies with a history of eating a high sugar diet live shorter lives – even after their diet improves – an international study involving Monash University has found.

Science
soft drinks

Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation

An excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would be an effective way to improve the health of heavy consumers, new research shows. Monash researchers compared the impact that a 20 per...

soft drinks

Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation

An excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would be an effective way to improve the health of heavy consumers, new research shows. Monash researchers compared the impact that a 20 per...

soft drinks

Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation

An excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would be an effective way to improve the health of heavy consumers, new research shows. Monash University researchers compared the impact that a 20...

Business
soft drinks

Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation

An excise tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would be an effective way to improve the health of heavy consumers, new research shows. Monash University researchers compared the impact that a 20...

Business