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‘Medicinal food’ diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have led an international study that found – for the first time – that a diet yielding high amounts of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and butyrate provided a beneficial

Medicine & health
linking

Fainting disorder mechanism figured out

Monash University researchers have discovered the mechanism underlying the fainting disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), the condition famously affecting the former lead singer of The Wiggles.

Medicine & health
Anxiety clinic

Monash research in treating anxiety and depression

Pioneered by researchers at Monash University, a promising new, ‘whole person’ approach to the treatment of anxiety and depression has been developed in an effort to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of current treatment, and further imp

Medicine & health
Inhaler

New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) today announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce maternal deaths around the world. The results open

World sleep day

World Sleep Day 2017 – Monash experts for comment Can we really sleep soundly?

For World Sleep Day, Monash University has a number of sleep and circadian experts available for comment on sleep-related topics, including insomnia, depression, Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder (DSPD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, cognitive decline

Medicine & health
Cheyenne

Indigenous enrolments in health programs at Monash University reach new high

More Indigenous students than ever are studying health programs at Monash University, with a 52 per cent boost in the total number of Indigenous students studying in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences this year.

Medicine & health
karla

Significant new Fellowship boosts prospects for female scientists

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has thrown its support behind female scientists by launching the Outstanding Women in Science Fellowship. The inaugural winner is Dr Karla Hutt, who is a reproductive biologist at the

Medicine & health

New international collaboration will make ‘online’ shine

Monash University’s School of Psychological Sciences has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with King’s College London, enhancing the prestige of Monash University’s psychology online education offerings, and providing a global pl

Medicine & health