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A touch of kindness works wonders for cancer patients

How simple acts of kindness can significantly improve the experience and outcomes for cancer patients.


Morwell "hopes and dreams" exhibition showcased at Parliament House

The "hopes and dreams" of the Morwell community now exhibiting at Victorian Parliament.

Arts & culture

Students targeted: the evolution of a telecommunications scam

The recent targeting of Australian-based Chinese and Taiwanese students is a new take on a concept that's been around since the 1990s.


A denuclearised Korean peninsula? Not quite yet

North Korea's leadership will never relinquish all of its nuclear capacity and the United States is dreaming if it thinks it will, writes Andy Jackson.


A common but little-known condition afflicting women

It's the most common vaginal infection affecting women of reproductive age, but is often considered a non-serious condition – and that needs to change.


Bayesian networks research helping intelligence analysts get it right

A multimillion-dollar project aims to decrease the guesswork through crowdsourcing of a different kind.


Scientists link fibre in diet to flu protection

A diet rich in fibre improves intestinal health and reduces inflammation in the gut. It may also protect against the flu.


Federal Government invests $6.1 million to improve the health of Victorians

Federal Minister for Health, the Honorable Greg Hunt today announced further funding commitment of $6.1M to Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre.