Syphilis epidemic evolving at an alarming rate
A 220 per cent spike in syphilis infections in women has experts warning an 'epidemic' is in place and swift action is required to bring it under control.
MRFF grants propel medical research
As part of this year’s federal Government budget announcement, Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has secured Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) research funding in areas relating to maternal health, rare cancer and diseases,
Structure of an Australian mosquito virus may hold key to the infectivity of global flavivirus pathogens
Latest research led by Australian scientists is a major step forward in the development of vaccines against flaviviruses, which infect more than 400 million people a year resulting in diseases such as dengue, yellow fever, West Nile, Zika and
New weapon in the fight against gastrointestinal disease in informal settlements
Monash University researchers have validated a way to successfully detect a diverse range of bacteria (pathogens) that cause diarrhoeal disease in informal settlements.
Intergenerational and lifelong chronic pain starting in early life
New research from Monash's Neuroscience Trauma Group investigates objective biomarkers for identifying youth at risk for developing chronic pain for early intervention and prevention of chronic pain.
Fatigue test trial for drowsy drivers
Monash University researchers have found drivers with only three hours sleep are 10 times more likely to be involved in a crash.
New genomic tool advances melanoma risk prediction in older Australians
School researchers have developed a new genomic risk score for melanoma (skin cancer), and shown it to be of value when used to predict melanoma risk in older people.
What is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and how does it actually work?
A line in this week’s federal budget allocating A$288.5 million to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) therapy might pass most people by.