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Can aspirin prolong good health? First three ASPREE papers published.

The first three papers arising from the ASPREE study were released this month in NEJM, and the release generated a storm of media interest that kept study leads Professor John McNeil AM and A/Professor Robyn Woods busy for days.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Does having a baby mean your ambitions have to go on hold? Not as far as PhD student Elizabeth Thomas is concerned.

After completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)/Bachelor of Science degree, Elizabeth Thomas developed an interest in genetics but was eager to break the stereotype by stepping outside of the lab environment and experiencing one-on-one contact with patients.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred

Centre marks new era in Israel- Australia research

A new Israel-Australia research centre involving a major collaboration with Monash University will be officially launched today in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred

Too many young people live in nursing homes – time to act forum 31/8

More than 6,000 Australians under the age of 65 years live in residential aged care facilities. Five years after the NDIS started there has been just a 5% reduction in the number of young people entering aged care.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Monash study finds truck driving among Australia’s most dangerous jobs

A landmark 12-year study into the health and wellbeing of Australia’s truck drivers has revealed that they have a 13 fold higher risk of dying at work than other Australian workers, making it among the most dangerous occupations in the country. The study will be launched today (21/8) in Canberra.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine
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