Department of Gastroenterology, Monash University for a dietary study and research study entailing respectively the consumption of a diet low or high in natural salicylates for 4 weeks (all meals provided), and a diagnostic salicylate test. Salicylates are chemicals that occur naturally in many plants to protect the plants against insects and diseases.
21 Aug 2014
19 Aug 2014
|Video link for 2014 HIV public lecture|
|Assistant Professor Amit Gupta, Professor Mark
Dr Lakshmi Prasad Govindaraju (Alfred Visiting Fellow, India),
and Professor Russell Gruen
Improved trauma systems are a part of the solution to the global injury epidemic and have been very successful in Victoria. Can they work to reduce the 5 million trauma deaths elsewhere in the world?
India is tackling an injury problem of epidemic proportions. The Australia-India Trauma Systems Collaboration (AITSC) is a collaboration of clinicians and researchers, academic partners, and governments. It aims to develop and test some innovative pre-hospital, hospital, and post-hospital interventions that could improve care of the injured in India and Australia.
|Dr Peter Bragge, NTRI|
|Prof Jenny Ponsford|
|Onions are very high in prebiotic fibre|
18 Aug 2014
Findings published today in Intensive Care Medicine, show that one in seven ICU patients continue to be discharged to general wards after-hours, and this has not changed for the past eight years. Lead researcher Dr Dashiell Gantner, from the Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science, said it remains unclear why practices have not changed. Dr Gantner is an Intensive Care Fellow at the Alfred. See 18/08/2014 Monash story.
Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre. GPs, psychiatrists, the police, politicians, not-for-profits, and those in the legal system will meet to discuss ways to work together to recognise, manage and prevent domestic violence on 11 October at the "Mind your family" conference. See 18/08/14 Monash story