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Landmark Australian study reveals gait is a predictor of dementia

It is estimated that over 436,000 Australians are living with dementia. Globally, a person is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds and there is an urgent need for inexpensive tests that can pick up signs of dementia early.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 30 October, 2019
Chris Karayiannis

Study links nocturnal blood pressure with diabetes and dementia

Monash University researchers investigating the association between Type 2 diabetes and dementia have found an interesting factor linking the diseases: the dipping of nocturnal blood pressure.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 September, 2019
Gait

Walking the walk: using gait to gauge dementia

Monash University Central and Peninsula Clinical School researchers have shown that a person’s gait can predict whether they are headed for dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease, and which specific brain functions are involved in

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 20 June, 2019
Velandai Srikanth

Research suggests diabetes may affect brain atrophy earlier than thought

Studies by Monash University’s Peninsula Clinical School researchers have deepened knowledge about the link between type 2 diabetes and dementia, and suggest that the effect of diabetes on brain atrophy may begin in middle rather than

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 7 March, 2019
Karen Alt

Congratulations to Central Clinical School NHMRC & MRFF Fellows for 2018!

Congratulations to all National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship recipients in Central Clinical School (CCS) starting in 2018!

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 8 November, 2017
Srikanth and Beare

Google map data to locate best hospitals for patients with stroke

A world-first study at Monash University has used Google map data to locate the hospitals to which patients with stroke should be transported for urgent and highly specialised treatment.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 1 June, 2017
Velandai Srikanth

Brains of people with diabetes have to work harder

It was exactly the sort of investigation – and findings – that excites Professor Velandai Srikanth: Twenty-two sets of twins, all aged about sixty, controlled for factors including age, sex, genes and early shared environment. One

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 22 February, 2017

Researchers shed new light on the genetics of memory performance

In the largest study of the genetics of memory ever undertaken, an international research team including scientists from the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS) has discovered two common genetic variants believed to be associated

Clinical Sciences 28 November, 2014

Monash leads pathway to improved stroke outcomes

In a world-first study, researchers at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health (SCS) have shown the risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack (TIA) has significantly declined during the last decade.

Stroke and TIA (also

Clinical Sciences 18 November, 2014