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Accounting principles could lead to increased chances of clinical IVF success

A Monash University accountancy specialist is helping families make more informed choices about the potential success rates of IVF treatment.

Business

New therapy hope for growth disorders

Scientists’ discovery into how mice recover from deformity could lead to new therapies for growth disorders such as dwarfism.

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Scientists find key to miscarriages in blood clotting disorder

Monash University researchers have potentially shed light on why women with the rare autoimmune disorder Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) are prone to successive pregnancy losses.

Medicine & health

Masterchef technique found to be a lifesaver for endangered sea turtle eggs

Monash University scientists have made the unlikely discovery that a popular Masterchef technique can protect the eggs of endangered sea turtles during transport.

Science
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Kidney findings a first for Japan

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute, collaborating with researchers from the Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo, have shown for the first time that Japanese

Medicine & health
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Scientists look for a new culprit for decreasing turtle birth rates

A 20-year study on the hatchling habits of the leatherback turtle has concluded with a call for further research after scientists were unable to attribute dwindling numbers to climate change.

Science

Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

Throughout the era of modern medicine, animals have been used extensively to develop and test therapies before they are tested in humans. Virtually every medical therapy in use today

Medicine & health

World’s Largest Study of How Exercise and Healthy Diet Interventions in Pregnancy Improve Health of Mothers and Babies

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications.

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World’s largest study of 1.3 million pregnant women reveals global obesity crisis

The world’s largest and most comprehensive international study of more than 1.3 million pregnant women, by researchers at the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia found that three out of every four pregnant women worldwide, and their

Medicine & health