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Joint replacement to cost $5 billion by 2030: study

Knee and hip replacements for osteoarthritis are expected to rise by up to 276 per cent by 2030, costing Australia’s health care system over $5 billion, according to new research.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 25 February, 2019
Paul Myles

Congratulations to Professor Paul Myles on winning Clinical Trial of the Year!

Professor Paul Myles has won Clinical Trial of the Year, awarded by the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 22 May, 2017
Gastric band surgery

Gastric band surgery helpful for overweight diabetic patients

A long-term study by Monash University researchers – the first of its kind – has found that gastric band surgery has significant benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes. Previous studies have focused on obese

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 February, 2017

Major surgery outcomes improved with TXA

New research could nearly halve the number of people who suffer complications with bleeding following open heart and other major surgery.

Clinical Sciences 27 October, 2016
Doctor and patient

Preterm, low birth-weight babies may need new hips in adulthood

Researchers from Monash University have found that low birth weight and preterm birth are linked to increased risk for osteoarthritis-related hip   replacements in adulthood.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 3 November, 2014
Doctor and patient

Yearly treatment could slow osteoarthritis

Researchers are trialling a once-a-year treatment to slow osteoarthritis.

Led by Monash University Professor Flavia Cicuttini, the researchers are looking at whether medications currently

Research 22 September, 2014