Let's talk about fat
What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.
Folau: The pain of the post
Despite Israel Folau's claims he cares about gay people, and knows their suffering, his Instagram post has without doubt harmed young people.
All sorts of sweeteners
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and PM Scott Morrison pack the 2019 Federal Budget full of goodies as they push towards an election.
Let's love the lingo
The Aussie accent has been lambasted as "lazy", but this isn't supported by the facts.
The fake news on public transport
Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.
A vision for the future
Partnerships beyond the University's boundaries are key to the Monash Precinct becoming a Melbourne focal point, and a globally recognised innovation hub.
Type 2 diabetes: we are what we eat
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.
Straight to the heart
Although the “normal” heart rate is anywhere between 60 to 100 beats per minute, there’s increasing evidence a rate at the lower end of the spectrum is better for you.
New flu vaccines for the over-65s
Two free flu vaccines will improve protection for older people, but like those already available, they're not perfect.
Precision medicine is the future and is set to change health care
In 2030, diseases – from cancer to dementia – will be defined and targeted more specifically with a focus on their molecular makeup.
The safest way to lay your baby to sleep
Evidence tells us they should always be placed to sleep on their back, never on their side or stomach.
Mind over matter - the dictates of pain
When it comes to understanding – and remedying – chronic physical pain, the answers could indeed be ‘all in the mind’.
Old but not wise? Our growing anti-ageing industry
There have been some reported increased rates of adverse events, including death, among healthy elderly people resulting from the use of human growth hormones. Adverse effects have also been associated with the use of stem cell-based cosmetics
Medical doctor, Phd candidate in cardiology
Professor of Medicine, Alfred Hospital
Professor, Department of Diabetes
Professor, Physiology, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Professor (research), the Ritchie Centre, Department of Paediatrics
Lead researcher, Sport Inclusion Project, Behavioural Science Laboratory
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Professor of Linguistics
Professor, Transport Engineering
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Enterprise)
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Professor of Sociology