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Behaviour of social media fanatics similar to drug users, gamblers

A new study into social media has raised awareness about the hidden mental health traps affecting young users online.

Medicine & health

Technology helps turn-off unhealthy food urges

A simple tilt of a smartphone could be the key to improving healthy food choices, reducing weight and delivering new treatment options for chronic obesity, new research by Monash University shows.

Science

Experts available over the Festive season

Monash University has several experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to the festive season, politics and security; bushfires road safety, gambling and more.

University news

Mindfulness needed to help steer clear from driving dangers

Research conducted by Monash University has found that the more mindful the driver was the less likely they were to engage in dangerous and distracting behaviours on the road.

Research

Vital Monash medical research attracts $105 million in federal funding

Monash University has been awarded almost $76 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

University news

World first study of infant and newborn airways microbiome could be a stepping stone towards early prevention of asthma

A world first study of the bacteria living in the lower respiratory tract of “healthy” newborns and young babies has shown that bacterial communities form within the first 2 months post-natally, and that these bacteria interact with

Medicine & health
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Opioid epidemic has reached Australia: study

Monash University research has found that 1.9 million Australian adults begin taking prescription opioids every year.

Medicine & health

Genetic analysis follows landmark aspirin trial

Monash University is expanding on its landmark aspirin trial,  Medicine & health