The COVID-19 pandemic and mental health
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the economic and social life of communities across the globe. The risk of infection and death, economic turmoil, uncertainty, lockdowns and isolation have caused severe psychological stress on many.
A world first in imaging technology
Monash University has launched world-first technology that can detect magnetic nanoparticles anywhere in the body, enabling enhanced medical applications such as tracking of beneficial CAR-T cells during cancer therapy.
Study shows common drugs affect sleep
We all know that an afternoon coffee can make it harder for us to get to sleep, while consuming alcohol may help us fall asleep a little quicker.
Embryo research law needs tweaking to catch up with science
Published in The Age, an opinion piece by Professor John Carroll explains that the new International Society of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) guidelines on how research into early human life should proceed include statements that are in contradiction
World first global study of heat-waves and mortality has some dire warnings
The first global study of heatwaves and mortality, led by Monash University, warns that – as these events increase in duration, frequency and intensity – significant numbers of lives will be claimed, and people are at greater risk
One-third of adults in Victoria avoid routine, urgent or emergency medical care because of COVID-19 concerns
A recent report reveals one-third of Victorian adults have delayed or avoided medical care, while 10 percent have avoided urgent or emergency care due to COVID-19 concerns.
Monash researchers make fundamental advance in understanding T cell immunity
Monash University researchers have provided a fundamental advance regarding how T cells become activated when encountering pathogens such as viruses.
Supporting regional doctors' wellbeing on Crazy Socks 4 Docs Day
This Friday, June 4, is Crazy Socks 4 Docs Day. Crazy Socks 4 Docs is all about raising awareness of the mental health of all doctors and health practitioners around the world.