Research

Research

It’s a certain drive to question the answers and go beyond convention that makes research at Monash different. We believe that great research, when properly applied, can lead to lasting and positive change in the world.

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‘Natural’ contraceptive methods on the rise in Australia

Although most people in Australia use a method of contraception to prevent pregnancy, many use less effective contraceptive methods and few use long-acting reversible methods such as IUDs and implants.

Medicine & health

International study raises hopes for new sarcoma treatment

Monash University scientists have played a critical role in an international collaboration that has identified promising therapeutic targets for a rare form of sarcoma afflicting mostly young people.

Medicine & health

Elder abuse report ignores impact on people’s health

The good news is that Australia is doing something positive to improve the lives of our parents and grandparents. The bad news is we can no longer pretend there are golden years awaiting us all in old age.

Medicine & health

Muscle growth finding may assist with cancer treatment

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) researchers have collaboratively developed a therapeutic approach that dramatically promotes the growth of muscle mass, which could potentially prevent muscle wasting in diseases including muscular dystrophy and cancer.

Medicine & health
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Major donation boosts research into treatment of deadly form of prostate cancer

Monash University has received an AUD $600,000 donation from a leading prostate cancer awareness provider, the E.J. Whitten Foundation, to advance research into aggressive prostate cancer tumours with the aim of improving treatment and survival outcomes.

Medicine & health
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