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Vital Monash medical research attracts $105 million in federal funding

Monash University has been awarded almost $76 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

University news
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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.

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Disgusting or delicious? The case for rethinking food choices

Anyone for rotten shark? Fried tarantula? When it comes to food choices, one person's disgusting is another's delicacy.

Lens

That's disgusting: Taking a mind over insect-matter approach to food

Chocolate chip cookies baked with cricket flour? Monash University research is trying to understand how mindfulness can impact food choices.

Business

Monash to host new centre for women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care

Monash University will host a new $2.5 million NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in women’s sexual and reproductive health in primary care.

Research
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Type 2 diabetes: is it what you eat, or how much?

While the disease is on the rise, it's preventable – that includes not only considering how much we eat, but the kind of foods we consume.

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Scientists link fibre in diet to flu protection

A diet rich in fibre improves intestinal health and reduces inflammation in the gut. It may also protect against the flu.

Research

The obesity epidemic: understanding how the brain responds to food choices

Understanding how our brain responds to good and bad food choices could help combat the world's obesity epidemic.

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Appetite-controlling molecule could prevent ‘rebound’ weight gain after dieting

Research by Monash University has shed light on the metabolic processes behind why people tend to regain much of their weight after dieting. The results could help them keep the weight off for good.

Medicine & health