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Chronic illness and fertility

Plans for children often derailed by chronic illness

More than four million Australian women of childbearing age are living with chronic conditions like diabetes, cystic fibrosis and asthma, with many unaware of the implications their illness has for childbearing.

Medicine & health

Sex, man flu and the water flea

There's a lot we can learn about ourselves from this tiny crustacean, including why men might well be more susceptible to the flu.


Only one winner in Putin's Russia

Vladimir Putin focused on revived Russian pride in the lead-up to his unsurprising re-election for a fourth presidential term.


Unlocking the fear and myths around 'African gangs' in Melbourne

A moral panic and sensationalist media reporting demonstrates how rhetoric can promote fear and intolerance.

Male contraceptive pill closer thanks to Monash University and MIPS scientists

First hormone-free male pill soon to be a reality

A hormone-free male contraceptive pill may soon become a reality, with Monash scientists moving closer to a combination of drugs that block the transport of sperm during ejaculation.

Medicine & health

AI may decide the outcome in civil disputes

An AI court system isn't a distant dream. “It’s here, it’s happening,” says former chief justice Marilyn Warren.

CPR training can more than double survival rates, Monash University research shows

Calls to increase CPR education following new data on survival rates

Almost 60% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients do not receive bystander CPR despite its potential to more than double survival rates, according to new research by Monash University.

Medicine & health
Ms Chloe Munro AO appointed Professorial Fellow at Monash University

Australian energy expert appointed Professorial Fellow at Monash University

Monash University is delighted to announce that Ms Chloe Munro AO has accepted the role of Professorial Fellow at Monash University.

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