Monash University

Pathway to improved stroke outcomes

In a world-first study researchers at Monash University have shown the risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack (TIA) has significantly declined during the last decade.

Nov 18, 2014
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Hands-on approach to hygiene

Efforts to install modern health infrastructure into developing communities may be aided by getting local village entrepreneurs involved. 

Nov 19, 2014
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'Worm pill' could ease autoimmune disease symptoms

(Medical Xpress)—Experts believe a molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a range of autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid ...

Aug 11, 2014
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Fish study raises hope for spinal injury repair

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have unlocked the secrets of the zebra fish’s ability to heal its spinal cord after injury, in research that could deliver therapy for paraplegics and quadriplegics in the ...

May 30, 2012
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The future of regenerative medicine

(Medical Xpress)—If regenerative medicine is to become a reality, research efforts must now focus on the environment that stem cells need to grow and transform, a review has found.

Aug 25, 2014
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Scientists discover a ‘handbrake’ for MS

(Medical Xpress) -- The progression of the debilitating disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) could be slowed or even halted by blocking a protein that contributes to nerve damage, according to a new study.

Apr 26, 2012
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New discovery in quest for better drugs

Scientists have combined cutting edge computer modelling with pharmacology and medicinal chemistry to reveal new insights into how the body interacts with novel drug treatments, in research that could lead ...

Oct 14, 2013
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