Monash University

Good diet boosts health but not wealth

(Medical Xpress)—The idea that a good diet means a healthy population with lower health costs only holds true when it comes to emergency care, a study shows.

Mar 31, 2014
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Showers and change rooms tempt cyclists out in the cold

One of the most effective ways for governments to encourage commuters to cycle, despite temperature extremes or rain, is to provide facilities such as bicycle parking, showers and change rooms, a report shows.

Feb 05, 2014
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Switching brain development on and off

(Medical Xpress)—The possibility of nerve cell regeneration is a step closer after neuroscientists identified the genetic signals that play a crucial role in normal development - driving stem cells to produce ...

Jan 30, 2014
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Scientists unlock gender key to treating stroke

(Medical Xpress)—Stroke is Australia's second biggest killer after coronary heart disease and a leading cause of disability, and there is no treatment for the disease which costs the Australian economy ...

Jan 27, 2014
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