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Medical teaching innovation yields results for infants at risk of cerebral palsy

Medical student Arrabella King's Scholarly Intensive Placement research improves diagnostic guidelines for infants with cerebral palsy.

Education 18 September, 2020

Lockdown, daylight saving time, and the impact on health

As some Australian states and territories change over to daylight saving time in October, experts warn of the health and socioeconomic consequences of disrupting our body clocks (circadian rhythm).

Research 16 September, 2020

World's first major study shows delayed MS onset due to pregnancy

A comprehensive international study, led by Monash researchers, has definitively found that pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) by more than 3 years.

Research 15 September, 2020

Training up next generation of frontline health journalists

Monash University journalism has created medical and health internships for the next generation of frontline journalists.

Education 14 September, 2020

Visual snow causes being revealed

Neuroscientists have recently characterised how visual processing is disrupted in the condition known as Visual Snow Syndrome (VSS).

Research 10 September, 2020

5 ways our immune responses to COVID vaccines are unique

The Oxford vaccine trial at the centre of safety concerns this week highlights the idea that people’s immune systems respond to vaccines differently.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 September, 2020

COVID-19 is reshaping the Australian psyche

Coping well with COVID-19 requires us to be flexible and adapt quickly. To do this we need to have an extensive emotional repertoire

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 9 September, 2020

Driving a new solution to heart pump infections

To patients with end-stage heart disease waiting for a transplant, the ventricular assist device (VAD) – a mechanical pump that helps the heart move blood – can be life-saving.

Research 9 September, 2020

Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic waves in China

Lessons from China: predicting second - and subsequent - waves, and when restrictions can ease.

COVID-19 8 September, 2020