27 Apr 2014

Media mentions

08/04/2014 Research being undertaken by the Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre (MAPrc) is said to be investigating whether adding raloxifene, or 'brain estrogen', to current anti-psychotic treatment can further improve the symptoms of schizophrenia, including psychotic, mood and cognitive symptoms.
South Gippsland Sentinel Times

09/04/2014 Professor Paul O'Brien, Department of Surgery, has released research indicating lap band surgery can help treat type 2 diabetes.
Channel 9, The Age, Medical Observer, Sydney Morning Herald, WA Today, and 141 syndicates
http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/lap-band-surgery-helps-treat-type-2-diabetes-in-the-overweight-study-20140408-369y5.html


15/04/2014 Professor Fabienne Mackay, Head of the Department of Immunology, commented on the development of new therapeutic strategies which could see better survival rates of people suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Adelaide Advertiser, Herald Sun, Courier Mail, Adelaide Now, News.com.au,
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/hope-for-leukaemia-sufferers-after-researchers-restore-immune-cells/story-fni0fit3-1226884250254


22/04/2014 The Monash University Low FODMAP diet app is given a good review by Dr Rosemary Atkins, saying that the "app provides accurate information on IBS and FODMAPs to assist patients to understand and manage their symptoms in conjunction with advice from their GP and dietitian."
Medical Observer

22/04/2014 Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Steve Ellen, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, discusses the movie 'Her' and whether you can fall in love with something that has no body. He doesn't think so, but thinks it is a good movie. Photo: Joachim Phoenix in the film 'Her'.
The Conversation