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$5 million awarded in MRFF for ovarian cancer research breakthroughs

In Australia, ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rate of all female cancers. On average, only 43 out of 100 women with ovarian cancer are alive five years post diagnosis.

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences 28 May, 2020
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NHMRC investigator grants - over $40m awarded to Monash MNHS researchers

Federal Health Minister, The Honourable Greg Hunt MP, announced almost $47M in funding for Monash researchers across all areas of health and medical research including : biomedical, clinical, public health and health services research.

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences 20 May, 2020

Study captures first national picture of COVID-19 patients in Intensive Care Units

Researchers at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine have captured the first national snap shot of COVID-19 patients admitted to ICUs around the country since the outbreak hit Australian shores on March 14th.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 14 May, 2020

COVID-19 Work and Health Study

Monash University has launched a major national study of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of Australians who have lost work or lost their jobs.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 9 April, 2020

Public health research focusses on COVID-19

Public health applies a different lens to health than clinical healthcare. Rather than focussing on individual patients, public health research and programs deal with health questions in terms of groups, often at a community, country or global

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 9 April, 2020
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Faculty updates for COVID-19

Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to helping slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak and providing a safe environment for all staff and students.

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences 25 March, 2020

Professor Erica Wood awarded for excellence

Congratulations go to Professor Erica Wood, Head of the Transfusion Research Unit at the School of Public Health and Epidemiology, who has been awarded the 2019 Fiona Stanley Synergy Grant Award.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 12 March, 2020
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Upping the ante to tackle early-onset menopause

An online resource has been developed to address a lack of information and awareness about the devastating condition.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 23 January, 2020

Fish oil supplement could reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in combination with statins

Australian patients at high risk of stroke and heart attack could benefit from access to a US-approved fish oil supplement in combination with their statin therapy, a new study has found.

Public Health and Preventive Medicine 16 January, 2020