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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

Changing stroke definitions is causing chaos, warns Monash professor

Proposals to change the definitions of stroke and related conditions are causing confusion and chaos in clinical practice and research, a Monash University associate professor has warned.

Medicine & health
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Monash researchers awarded more than $3.65 million for dementia research

Three research teams from the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have been awarded a total of over $3.65 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Medicine & health
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‘Natural’ contraceptive methods on the rise in Australia

Although most people in Australia use a method of contraception to prevent pregnancy, many use less effective contraceptive methods and few use long-acting reversible methods such as IUDs and implants.

Medicine & health
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Health Minister names Monash University researcher top grant applicant

Monash University Associate Professor Julian Elliott has been awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research for his leading work into ways health research data can be rapidly translated

Medicine & health
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1000th volunteer enters world-first trial to determine whether cholesterol lowering drugs improve health

A Monash University trial is investigating whether cholesterol lowering drugs (statins) can lead to a healthier life, with greater independence and lower disability. Targeting people aged 70 years and above, the trial has reached an important

Medicine & health

New support to boost translation of health research into practice

Cochrane Australia at Monash University is delighted to announce the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for Cochrane and Oregon Health and Science University’s (OHSU) ongoing work to build, pilot, and scale a next generation evidence

Industry & partnerships
Men believe older age no barrier to fatherhood: study finds

Men believe older age no barrier to fatherhood: study finds

Many men underestimate the effect of age on fertility with most seeing no barrier to becoming fathers in their 50s, according to a Monash University study.

Medicine & health