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Preventing a stroke epidemic in low to middle-income countries

Action is needed to reduce the alarming rise in the incidence of stroke in low to middle-income countries.

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Festive nostalgia leaves no scone unturned

Monash University researchers are attempting to understand how the combination of nostalgia and social interaction leads to poor food choices such as cake and sweets - especially during the Christmas season.

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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Turning food waste into sustainable profit

We love our food, but waste an extraordinary amount of it. Now, research is looking at how repurposing this waste food biomass can be turned into profit.

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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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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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New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the Monash University, has shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve diagnostic rates for children with baffling and often fatal mitochondrial diseases.

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.

Medicine & health

Here’s one to gymnologize over: the case for bringing back snollygostery, trumpery and humbuggery

Words and expressions come and go. Sometimes you can understand why they don’t linger. It’s hard to imagine there was ever much call for peristeronic, “suggestive of pigeons” – and there’s no evidence

Arts & culture