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Diabetic complication

Study finds drug link to harmful diabetic complication

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious and potentially life-threatening medical condition. It is associated with very high blood glucose levels and insufficient insulin in the blood, which forces the body to burn fat for energy and leads to a

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 11 April, 2019
Vincent Cornelisse

Dr Vincent Cornelisse takes out Victorian Premier's Prize for Best Public Health Researcher

Huge congratulations go to Melbourne Sexual Health Centre and Alfred Health researcher Dr Vincent Cornelisse on receiving the Victorian Premier's Prize for Best Public Health Researcher.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 4 April, 2019
Depression

Could magnetic pulses help beat teen depression?

A study showing that repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) reduced depression and anxiety in young people has pointed to factors suggesting who would be most likely to benefit from the treatment.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 4 April, 2019
Jayashri Kulkarni

Womens Minds Matter

Prof Jayashri Kulkarni has been honoured with a 4-metre high banner currently displayed outside the Malvern Town Hall.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 28 March, 2019
Bushfire

Why I fight fires

Some of you will be familiar with Anne Crawford, who writes many of our news stories. Anne, a Biomedical science writer, is also a volunteer fire fighter with the Country Fire Association, and recently spent time fighting the serious fires in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 28 March, 2019
Robyn O'Hehir

Trailblazing scientist gains state honour

The Central Clinical School’s Professor Robyn O'Hehir AO FAHMS has been inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women 2019.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
MS

Study investigates MS medication use in pregnant women

The number of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has steadily increased over the past 50 years with women three times more likely to develop MS than men, resulting in a greater number of women of childbearing age presenting to neurologists in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
Associate Professor Andrew Wei

New treatment of acute myeloid leukemia achieves remarkable results in a disease formerly with little hope

The prognosis for older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is poor: very few achieve remission and for those that don’t the option is largely palliative. Every year almost 1000 Australians die of the disease and clinical trials into

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 March, 2019
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Monash study reveals flawed data influenced WHO oxygen guidelines

A study by a Monash University professor has exposed compromised data that was used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support its guidelines on administering highly concentrated oxygen to all patients having surgery.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 14 March, 2019