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How to keep COVID waves small

Monash study reveals Stage 4 started too late to control COVID-19 community transmission, and recommends an early warning system and national mandatory mask wearing.

COVID-19 20 October, 2020
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Medicine Enters Top 50 - National Taiwan University Ranking 2020

Monash University rises four places to 48 in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking 2020, in the field of Medicine research.

Research 19 October, 2020

Improving quality of life for patients with upper gastrointestinal cancer

Ensuring the quality of life in patients with cancer is vital and is becoming more widely researched within the scientific community. Quality of life has been shown to impact psychological and physical health in numerous studies and should

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 16 October, 2020

Congratulations to Monash University's new AAHMS Fellows

Three new Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Fellows, Professors Anton Peleg, Merlin Thomas and Andrew Forbes, all in the sub-Faculty of Translational Medicine and Public Health, join a prestigious cohort of Monash recipients.

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences 15 October, 2020

Survey reveals 1 in 10 adults experienced appetite and overeating impact during lockdown

A large, national survey has found more than half of adults experienced over-eating or poor appetite during the first COVID-19 lockdown.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 14 October, 2020

Loss of taste and smell a strong predictor of COVID-19

Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine researchers have just published data from Emergency Department (ED) attendances in Victoria and Tasmania during the beginning of the “second wave” throughout July – the

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 13 October, 2020

$3.4M MRFF funding for fight against superbugs

A multidisciplinary team of Monash researchers have won a $3.4M MRFF grant for improving diagnosis, treatment and prevention of antimicrobial resistance in hospitals and the healthcare system.

Research 8 October, 2020

Outcomes of patients with COVID-19 admitted to Intensive Care Units

A collaborative study led by Monash University has captured national data on the number of COVID-19 patients admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) from the country’s first wave of the pandemic, revealing that Australia’s low ICU bed

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 7 October, 2020

Vaccine refusers are health literate and believe they’re pro-science. But this just reinforces their view

Australians belonging to the vaccine refusal movement consider themselves a science advocacy group, according to a study published today.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 2 October, 2020