What exactly is a coronavirus?
Coronavirus infections are growing and crossing geographic borders, but what are they, and should we be worried?
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.
Professor of clinical epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive medicine
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Professor (Research), Turner Institute For the Brain and Mental Health
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, and research head of early menopause studies, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation
Professor, School of Rural Health
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Forensic Medicine
Senior Research Fellow, Infectious Diseases
Bushfire smoke and your health
Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.
Let's talk about early menopause
An online resource has been developed to address a lack of information and awareness about the devastating condition.
Preventing nursing home suicides
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services is a good start.
Episode 17: The state of our mental health
In this episode of A Different Lens, Monash academics explore what’s being done to improve mental health care and address the rise in mental health disorders.
Victoria's sexual health crisis
An alarming rise in STIs is being exacerbated by inadequate access to services.
Fresh hope for 'endo' sufferers
Now that endometriosis is getting the attention it warrants, it's time for action to improve the lives of those affected.
Fitbit sits the sleep test
People are increasingly turning to commercial trackers to gain insights into their sleep patterns, but is the data accurate?
Platforms of peril
Research has started to show that social media overuse can, much like drug and gambling addictions, lead to poor decision-making.