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Research findings may change oxygen use in ICUs across the globe

A world-first trial by researchers at Monash University could change how oxygen is administered to millions of people in intensive care units across the world.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 15 October, 2019

World renowned Ugandan trauma surgeon to deliver keynote at Global Emergency Care Conference

Alfred Health Emergency and Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine are honoured to host highly acclaimed Ugandan emergency and trauma surgeon Dr Kobusingye as keynote speaker for the eighth annual Global Emergency Care Conference

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 13 September, 2019
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Poor health a barrier to working for Newstart, disability pension recipients

People receiving the federal government’s main unemployment and disability benefits are more likely to have multiple health conditions and to be hospitalised, according to major national study.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 10 September, 2019

Congratulations to our August NHMRC grant recipients

Congratulations to our successful applicants in the August NHMRC grant round – with four of our researchers awarded Investigator Grants, one awarded a Partnership Project, and three awarded Centres of Research Excellence.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 6 September, 2019

Dr Ingrid Hopper recognised in Dean's Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Ingrid Hopper, head of the Australian Breast Device Registry, who was one of our School’s two winners in the recently announced Dean’s Awards for Excellence.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 30 August, 2019
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Frailty is a medical condition, not an inevitable result of ageing

Frailty is not simply an adjective associated with old age, it is a medical condition all on its own. And it has significant medical, social, and economic implications.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 7 August, 2019

BRANZ annual report confirms poorer outcomes for older burns patients

New data released by the Burns Registry of Australia and New Zealand (BRANZ) reveals for the first time the impact of burns on Australia’s over 65 year-olds, and researchers are calling on a diverse cross-section of professionals to take

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 7 August, 2019
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Landmark study to assess long-term health risks and benefits of prior aspirin use in elderly

Researchers at Monash University and the US-based Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research, part of the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute, are expanding on the landmark aspirin trial, ASPREE, with a five-year follow up study to

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 1 August, 2019

Large study shows beneficial role of testosterone for postmenopausal women

Professor Susan Davis, Head of the Women’s Health Research Program at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, has led a team of researchers who have demonstrated that testosterone supplementation may significantly improve

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 26 July, 2019