Rhythm baby, biorhythm
A device being trialled globally that measures the heart rate of the mother and her foetus is moving care to an outpatient setting.
Is gluten getting a bad rap?
Got a stomach ache? Gas? Bloating? Research shows fructan, not gluten, might be the cause and shows a diet that may help.
Refining pill regimes
Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.
The ethics of experimental vaccines
Deliberately infecting people with a disease-causing agent as part of medical research can be ethically acceptable, and even necessary.
A guide to flu vaccines
The adjuvanted flu vaccine is free for over-65s and offers better protection than the standard vaccine. Here's what the research says.
Time for decriminalisation
In the wake of the UN's groundbreaking drug policy commitment, the time is right for drug laws reform.
It's no yolk: breakfast's not so special
A new study shows that, contrary to popular belief, eating or not eating breakfast has little bearing on weight.
Breakthrough to help babies breathe easy
An innovative stem cell trial offers hope in treating premature babies born with chronic lung disease.
Putting cancer cells to sleep
Instead of killing the disease – as chemotherapy and radiotherapy do – a new and “lateral” approach to treatment shows great promise.
Rethink on aspirin
Low-dose aspirin has no benefit in prolonging a life free of disability, or substantially reducing the risk of having a first heart attack or stroke, study finds.
Monash research snapshots
Read about the latest research coming out of Monash, from the sustainability of global fisheries to mood based apps fighting depression and more.
For the greater good?
Sometimes, improving public health can mean infringing on people’s rights and compromising their interests.
The mystery of chronic fatigue
There are no approved treatments or cures, and more research is urgently needed for the debilitating illness.
When the mind really matters
Professor David Kissane, AC, rose from humble beginnings as a GP in suburban Melbourne to become a leader in psycho-oncology and palliative care.
PSA testing for prostate cancer is only worth it for some
Since the 1980s, PSA tests have been used for the diagnosis and follow-up of prostate cancer. However, its use as a screening test for prostate cancer remains controversial.
Championing change in STEMM
As a leader in her field, Associate Professor Dr Kate Hoy is determined to "pay it forward" to encourage women to pursue STEMM-related careers.
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.
Science or snake oil?
Complementary medicines are increasingly invoking traditional use when the science does not add up.
Is gluten getting a bad rap?
Got a stomach ache? Gas? Bloating? New research shows gluten might not be the culprit after all.
Stem cell tourism's exploits
If online advertising and news reports are to be believed, stem cell tourism is a thriving industry
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
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Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
Senior lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Monash University
Head of Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Sciences
Professor, Clinical Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Gastroenterology
Professor and head of School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Senior Research Fellow, obstetrics and gynaecology, Monash Health
Professor of Surgery at the Eastern Health Clinical School
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Research Fellow, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry