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Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

Research
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Aged care royal commission: medication management and pill regimes in the spotlight

Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.

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Monash furthers global impact with launch of $100 m institute for R&D commercialisation in China

The Monash Technology Transformation Institute (MTTI) – a new not-for-profit research institute focused on research and development (R&D) activities located in the Pingshan District of Shenzhen, China – was officially launched in

University news

Monash University receives funding from Janssen in global health to help save mothers’ lives

Monash University today announced that it will receive funding from Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to fund a series of scientific experiments to be undertaken by Monash University

Medicine & health
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America's opioid epidemic is starting to hit Australia's shores

The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.

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Monash University news

Opioid epidemic has reached Australia: study

Monash University research has found that 1.9 million Australian adults begin taking prescription opioids every year.

Medicine & health
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Australian paper industry gets bio-overhaul thanks to new research hub

Monash University has launched the Australian Research Council (ARC) Hub for Processing Advance Lignocelluosics into Advance Materials.

Research
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The drug that can put some cancer cells to sleep

Instead of killing the disease – as chemotherapy and radiotherapy do – a new and “lateral” approach to treatment shows great promise.

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