Digging deeper on the Amazon fires
Some of the claims regarding the blazes need to be put into context. It’s not the number of fires, but rather the cumulative destruction that rightly has the world worried.
Deadly dust disease hope
A pregnancy hormone may provide the first effective treatment in combating the silicosis epidemic.
Diagnostic imaging's next phase
Dr Kaye Morgan hopes the phase contrast x-ray technique she’s working on will help doctors and researchers detect lung problems earlier.
The temptation of Christmas
Nostalgia plays a leading role in determining what – and how much – we eat over the festive season.
Breakthrough to help babies breathe easy
An innovative stem cell trial offers hope in treating premature babies born with chronic lung disease.
Inhaled oxytocin offers the breath of life
It's a simple product – and one that could save the lives of hundreds of thousands of women in the developing world.
Assessing Hazelwood's toxic legacy
A comprehensive long-term study is assessing the health impact of the 2014 coal mine fire on nearby communities.
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.
Where does plague still exist and could it spread?
More than 2000 cases and 170 deaths have been recorded in Madagascar in the past three months.
It's not all about death
A palliative care doctor discusses his interactions with his patients
Revealed: our cellular guardians
An immunology mystery surrounding the cellular basis for our biological uniqueness has been solved – with groundbreaking implications for treating autoimmune diseases.
Creating better asthma inhalers through aerospace engineering
Techniques used in aerospace research have led to surprising insights into asthma inhalers – with potentially life-changing results.
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Palliative Medicine Physician, Saint Vincent’s and Cabrini Hospitals
Professor of Medicine and Director of the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Professor (research), the Ritchie Centre, Department of Paediatrics
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Senior Research Fellow, Occupational and Environment, Health Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Pharmacology, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
ARC Future Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy.
Hean Tat Keh
Professor, Department of Marketing
Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Sciences
Senior lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Monash University
Senior Research Fellow, obstetrics and gynaecology, Monash Health
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Adjunct Lecturer, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Alfred Hospital
Adjunct Professor, Medicine
Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology