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Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

Research
Announcement

Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

Research
aged care pills

Aged care royal commission: medication management and pill regimes in the spotlight

Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.

Lens

Blood vessels like a 70 year old: Scientists find cause of fetal growth restriction

Around 5% of babies born in Australia are just a third of the size they should be and suffer lifelong health complications as part of a condition known as fetal growth restriction (FGR).

Medicine & health
smart-homes

Designing future cities: using smart technology to put people first

The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up and more smart homes created.

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Two female scientists named Superstars of STEM

Two Monash researchers have been recognised among Australian female scientists as Superstars of STEM, and will now have the opportunity to become role models in the field.

University news
Fish bowl

Drugs in our waterways, the bugs and beyond

New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.

Lens

Landmark study reveals: Can aspirin prolong good health?

Three groundbreaking papers published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine, led by a team of Monash University researchers in Melbourne, reveal the results from a seven-year study of the benefits and risks of a low daily dose of

Medicine & health
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An aspirin a day of no benefit for fit and healthy elderly, study finds

Low-dose aspirin has no benefit in prolonging a life free of disability, or substantially reducing the risk of having a first heart attack or stroke, study finds.

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