The need for physical autopsies may be reduced through a project in which digital 3D anatomical models can more accurately map bullet trajectories.
Medicine and health
Research breakthroughs from drug discovery and clinical practice to humanitarian crises and clean water are changing millions of lives around the world for the better. Monash academics share their expert commentary and insights into the latest health science research and discoveries.
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Associate Professor (Research), Peninsula Clinical School
Professor, Peninsula Clinical School
Professor (Research), Microbiology
Associate Professor, Psychology
Professor (Research), Clinical Epidemiology
Making sense of menopause
Evidence indicates that women who take menopausal hormone therapy have a marginally increased risk of breast cancer, but it's equally important to talk about the benefits of the treatment.
Where there's a will...
Rather than reacting when disaster strikes, there's plenty we can do to prevent catastrophic bushfires.
Treating opioid dependence
Treatments for opioid dependence, such as methadone and buprenorphine, are effective. But some people who stand to benefit are missing out.
Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
Protecting transplant patients
Combating a virus that can cause disease and life-threatening transplant complications is the focus of Eureka Prize-winning research.
A link between gait and dementia
There's far more to the way we walk than we first thought, including it being a possible early indicator of dementia.
Nasal spray fat fight hope
A simple nasal spray may help control appetite, burn fat and reduce weight.
Early bushfires a scary sign
The NSW and Queensland fires are unprecedented in terms of seasonality, and ominous for the summer ahead.