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Fish oil supplement could reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in combination with statins

Australian patients at high risk of stroke and heart attack could benefit from access to a US-approved fish oil supplement in combination with their statin therapy, a new study has found.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 16 January, 2020
Eric Morand

Breakthrough science provides hope for disease that affects 20,000 young Australian women

On November 13 in Atlanta, Georgia, Monash University Professor Eric Morand announced the results of a Phase 3 trial of a potential new drug that treats the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus).

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 January, 2020
Atul Malhotra

Evaluation of world-first study involving stem cells for premature babies with chronic lung disease

Monash University researchers have assessed the long-term outcomes of their world-first study that used placental stem cells in premature babies with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia, a form of chronic lung disease.

Clinical Sciences - Monash Health 15 January, 2020

Awards encourage rural medical talent

Three junior doctors and one senior clinical at Bendigo Health have been recognised for their commitment to rural health and excellence in

Rural Health 9 January, 2020
“Mimicry”. Artwork depicting the way bacterial proteins mimic gluten proteins, causing an immune response to coeliac disease. By artist-in-residence Dr Erica Tandori, from the Rossjohn laboratory at the Monash BDI.

Bacterial link in coeliac disease

Bacterial exposure has been identified as a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease, a hereditary autoimmune-like condition that affects about one in 70 Australians.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 8 January, 2020
Three educators with donated supplies

Out-of-date clinical supplies to aid injured animals

The team at the Monash Rural Health Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre in Bendigo have collected medical

Rural Health 7 January, 2020

Discovery shines light on the cause of some allergic responses

A team of international researchers from Monash University, Columbia University and Harvard Medical School has discovered how some compounds contained in cosmetic and perfume products can activate human T cells, the sentinels of our immune system.

Biomedicine Discovery Institute 4 January, 2020
Monash Nursing and Midwifery badge ceremony

Next generation of Monash nurses and midwives celebrated with badge ceremony

Over 200 new nurses and midwives were welcomed into the Monash Nursing and Midwifery alumni community at the annual badge ceremony on Thursday December 19 held in the George Jenkins theatre at our Peninsula campus.

Nursing and Midwifery 20 December, 2019