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Monash Alumni Feature in Rural Health Podcast

To date, 18 alumni have featured in the Doctor What? Doctor Where? Stories of Rural Medicine podcast.

Rural Health 13 August, 2020

Rethinking pandemic preparation and pivoting the Monash MD

Tess Aitken, a final year medical student, will be among the first cohort of students to graduate with a Monash MD this year.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 13 August, 2020

Tested positive for COVID-19? Here’s what happens next

Hundreds of Australians are being diagnosed with COVID-19 each day. With so much information – and misinformation – swirling around the internet and the media, understanding what is likely to happen to you is challenging and

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 12 August, 2020

Aspirin use linked to gastrointestinal bleeding in elderly

A new study analysing data from the landmark ASPREE trial has found that prolonged daily aspirin use increases the risk of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding by at least 60 per cent in healthy people aged 70 and over.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 12 August, 2020
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Puppy love: Dog ownership may protect against loneliness during COVID-19 lockdown

We all know that dogs are a man’s best friend. But as Victorians deal with Stage 4 lockdown restrictions, a recent Monash University study confirmed that owning a dog may reduce feelings of loneliness in people who are living alone during

Turner Institute 12 August, 2020

New study to track Australian survivors of COVID-19 after hospital discharge

A new study led by an ICU specialist working at the epicentre of the Victorian outbreak will help Australia prepare to meet the needs of COVID-19 patients

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 10 August, 2020
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Securing The Future Of Regenerative Medicine In Victoria

The national headquarters of the Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) Australia will be retained in Melbourne, building Victoria’s position as Australia’s leader in research and development of regenerative

Research 10 August, 2020
Professor Ross Coppel

Australia must not lose a generation of medical researchers

A Research Australia report has exposed the fault lines in health research funding, says Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Deputy Dean Research, Professor Ross Coppel in this opinion piece for Times Higher Education.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 10 August, 2020
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New COVID-19 drug trial could help speed up recovery

Infectious diseases physician Dr James McMahon is leading a study to find out whether an antiviral called favipiravir will help people with COVID-19 clear the virus from their systems faster.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 10 August, 2020