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BELLY

Women want support managing their weight during pregnancy

Australian women want their healthcare providers to actively advise them about weight management during and after pregnancy, a Monash University study reveals.

Medicine & health
reach

R U OK? Day. Reach out the right way

Ella is a mother of three. She has a good job, a nice home, and an active social life. On the outside, Ella is living the dream. But for more than 18 years, on the inside, Ella was battling a nightmare.

University news

Monash research team trialling virtual reality to help children during medical procedures

Monash University and Monash Children’s Hospital researchers are conducting the world’s largest study of virtual reality headsets to improve the experience of children undergoing needle procedures.

Medicine & health

Biology is partly to blame for high rates of mental illness in women – the rest is social

Men and women respond differently to diseases and treatments for biological, social and psychological reasons. Depression and anxiety are known to affect around one in five people, but depression occurs twice as often in women as in men.

Medicine & health

Long ignored, adolescent family violence needs our attention

Family violence and youth justice have been subjected to an intense focus in Australia in the past year. Reviews have revealed the failure to provide effective responses to these issues.

Law
Revenge porn

Not just ‘revenge porn’ – image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians

The first comprehensive research on “revenge porn” has revealed the mass scale of victimisation across Australia, with one in five people suffering image-based abuse, according to a study by Monash University and RMIT University.

Arts & culture
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

Medicine & health

Monash University trial to address the silent problem of breast cancer and sexual anxiety

Up to two thirds of women who have survived breast cancer report a loss of libido and an unsatisfactory sex life.

Medicine & health