Let's talk about early menopause
An online resource has been developed to address a lack of information and awareness about the devastating condition.
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.
Unlocking the school gates
Despite its illegality, 'gatekeeping' remains a barrier to inclusive education. But parents can find that knowledge is power in combating the practice.
Repairing the brain through stem cell therapy
Medical innovator, Dr Subhadeep Das is pioneering stem cell therapy to cure neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's.
Opioids – where to from here?
Opioids are among the most powerful analgesics available to medicine, but they have huge capacity to cause harm. In trying to solve one problem, is a bigger one being created?
'It felt like a prison'
Around 6000 Australians aged under 65 live in nursing homes, cut off from their families and peers, with inadequate support for their disabilities.
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.
Hypnotherapy hope for IBS
Worldwide it's estimated that 11% of the population has IBS* with more women suffering than men. Hypnotherapy treatment may turn out to be a major part of the solution.
CRISPR: not cut and dried
The genetic modification of twin baby girls before their birth has highlighted the ethical concerns raised by the use of gene-editing tool CRISPR in humans.
A study has shown that those with a high risk of drug-resistant epilepsy should be considered early for non-drug therapies.
Restraint of the aged
Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.
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.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
Out on a limb
Scientists’ discovery into how mice recover from deformity could lead to new therapies for growth disorders such as dwarfism.
Shining a light on disability housing
Monash alumna Dr Di Winkler is determined to change the systems that move young people with serious disabilities into nursing homes.
When the home helps out
Creating smart homes through better housing design through technology is a major step in assisting those with disabilities to live independently.
On a mission to combat depression
Two smartphone apps are designed to serve as a 'safety net' for those struggling with anxiety or depression.
The mystery of chronic fatigue
There are no approved treatments or cures, and more research is urgently needed for the debilitating illness.
Ten fun facts about phages
Never heard of bacteriophages? They're the most abundant biological entity on the planet, and play a vital role in keeping us alive.
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.
The benefits of going to the dogs
Research shows therapy dogs can be beneficial for students in many ways, including reducing stress and anxiety, and helping students feel more excited about participating in classroom activities.
A prescription for prevention
HIV is no longer a death sentence, but the epidemic that has claimed nearly 40 million lives and ruined countless others isn’t over yet.
TMS and the latest state of mind
Depression is one of several mental health conditions being successfully treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, and research head of early menopause studies, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation
Senior lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Monash University
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Doctor of Clinical Psychology candidate
Head of Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Senior Lecturer & Advanced Research Coordinator, Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Sciences
Associate Professor, Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Kate de Bruin
Lecturer, Educational Psychology and Inclusive Education
Senior lecturer, early years education, Faculty of Education
Research dietitian, Department of Gastroenterology
Senior Research Dietitian, Department of Gastroenterology
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Psychological Sciences
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Professor of Law
Professor and Head of Gastroenterology
Senior Research Fellow, obstetrics and gynaecology, Monash Health
Professor of Medicine and Director of the Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Psychophysiologist, Alfred Health, Department of Gastroenterology
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Professor (Research), Clinical Epidemiology
Adjunct lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre
Research Fellow, Clinical Epidemiology
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Professor of Psychiatry