Syphilis epidemic evolving at an alarming rate
A 220 per cent spike in syphilis infections in women has experts warning an 'epidemic' is in place and swift action is required to bring it under control.
MRFF grants propel medical research
As part of this year’s federal Government budget announcement, Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has secured Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) research funding in areas relating to maternal health, rare cancer and diseases,
What is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and how does it actually work?
A line in this week’s federal budget allocating A$288.5 million to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) therapy might pass most people by.
Planetary health - what is it and why is it important?
There is no doubt that our planet and its climate are changing as a result of human actions. We're now faced with more extreme weather events, declining biodiversity, and increasing degradation and pollution of natural environments.
Drug treatment benefit for pregnant women with multiple sclerosis
A recent study by Monash University has highlighted the benefit for pregnant women with MS who continue with a disease modifying treatment during and after pregnancy.
Researchers find a way to mend broken hearts
A Monash University study has uncovered for the first time a way to prevent and reverse damage caused by broken-heart syndrome, also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) and immunisation
People with multiple sclerosis, their immune system status, and vaccinations
Acute stroke treatment improved by adding emergency pharmacist to the team
Acute stroke callout team care is more rapid when an emergency pharmacist is included.