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New drug blocks formation of killer clots to prevent strokes and heart attacks

Research shows social robots can play a role in diet and weight reduction without the need for human intervention.

Nursing ranks in top 20 in Shanghai Ranking Gras 2020

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Monash Nursing and Midwifery’s commitment to leading change in healthcare education has been globally recognised as it moves into the Top 20 of academic ranking of world universities for nursing.

Monash joins forces to tackle inflammatory lung disease

RAGE Biotech, a new spin out company will develop novel therapies designed to help patients with chronic inflammatory lung diseases such as severe asthma, cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Schizophrenia research receives donation from One-in-five

Professor Suresh Sundram, Head of the Department of Psychiatry receives a donation of $30,800 from One-in-five, an organisation supporting medical research in mental illness.

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Face masks are no silver bullet, but they're important

As rates of COVID-19 community transmission in Victoria increase, so too does the importance of wearing masks, but they're not the silver bullet in the fight against the disease's spread.

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