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Unstable temperatures increases risk of heat related death by up to 2900 per cent, study claims

An average of 490,000 people die every year from heat-related issues globally Changes in daily temperatures in warmer months increases the risk of heat-related death, a new study warns. The study by Monash University found the chance of death increases by an average of 290 percent globally when daily temperatures fluctuate – and this reaches to over 2900 per cent in central Europe.

independent.co.uk ,  16 days ago 5
Unstable temperatures increases risk of heat related death by up to 2900 per cent, study claims

Dementia: Study identifies drug which could slow cognitive decline - ‘Promising’

A NEW "promising" dementia treatment has been identified in a study. Between slowing cognitive decline and neurodegenerative damage, the drug could aid different aspects of the condition. The study led by Monash University has identified a new treatment for patients suffering from behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD).

express.co.uk ,  18 days ago 13
Dementia: Study identifies drug which could slow cognitive decline - ‘Promising’

Honeybees first non-human animals that can differentiate between even and odd numbers, study finds

Scientists call for further testing of odd-even categorisation in wider variety of animals Honeybees are the first non-human animals to demonstrate the ability to differentiate between even and odd numbers, a new study reveals. Scientists, including those from Monash University in Australia, say odd and even categorisation – also called parity classification – had never been shown in non-human animals until now.

independent.co.uk ,  20 days ago 2
Honeybees first non-human animals that can differentiate between even and odd numbers, study finds

Obesity drug achieves average weight loss of 24 kg in clinical trial

People with obesity lost 24 kilograms on average when they were treated with the highest dose of a new hunger-blocking drug in a large clinical trial. “It’s really exciting. The weight loss they’re showing is dramatic – it’s as much as you get with successful bariatric surgery,” says Michael Cowley at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, who wasn’t involved in the research.

newscientist.com ,  23 days ago 0
Obesity drug achieves average weight loss of 24 kg in clinical trial

Majority of female athletes have no problem competing against trans women in sports, study finds

A study has confirmed what we all already knew – that the majority of female athletes have absolutely no problem with trans women competing in women’s sports. The study, conducted by one of Australia’s leading universities Monash University, found that less than a quarter (24 per cent) of women believed “trans athletes have an unfair advantage when they play on a female sport team”.

pinknews.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Majority of female athletes have no problem competing against trans women in sports, study finds

Majority Of Female Athletes Don't Have A Problem With Trans Women In Female Sport

New research shows that most female athletes are not concerned with transgender athletes participating in women's sports, The study, conducted by researchers at Monash University, showed that less than a quarter (24 per cent) of women believed ‘trans athletes have an unfair advantage when they play on a female sport team’.

ladbible.com ,  1 month ago 13
Majority Of Female Athletes Don't Have A Problem With Trans Women In Female Sport

People With Nomophobia Are 85% More Likely To Use Phones While Driving

Researchers have warned that people with nomophobia – the fear of being without your smartphone – are far more likely to use their phones while driving. Scholars behind a new study went as far as to say their findings prove nomophobia is ‘a risk to road safety’.

ladbible.com ,  1 month ago 10
People With Nomophobia Are 85% More Likely To Use Phones While Driving

Fear of being without your phone makes you a more dangerous DRIVER: People with severe 'nomophobia' are 85% more likely to pick up their devices while behind the wheel

For some people, a moment without your phone in your hand can seem like a lifetime. Now, it seems our obsession with our phones could be affecting our safety behind the wheel. Researchers from Monash University have revealed that people who suffer from severe 'nomophobia' – the fear of being without a mobile phone – are 85 per cent more likely to pick up their device while behind the wheel.

thisismoney.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Fear of being without your phone makes you a more dangerous DRIVER: People with severe 'nomophobia' are 85% more likely to pick up their devices while behind the wheel

Expert Explains Why Daylight Saving Is Unhealthy And Dangerous

An expert has revealed why changing the clocks twice a year can hurt our mental health and makes us more prone to illness. Daylight saving ended for some Aussies over the weekend, which gave everyone an extra hour in bed. While some might have enjoyed the change, Monash University associate professor Sean Cain told news.com.au’s Have I Got News For You podcast this twice-annual change can actually do some damage.

ladbible.com ,  1 month ago 35
Expert Explains Why Daylight Saving Is Unhealthy And Dangerous

IVF children have a better quality of life because parents feel lucky to have them, study shows

A study has found IVF could lead to a better quality of life in adulthood Researchers compared 193 people conceived using ‘assisted reproduction’ Those whose parents had medical help to get pregnant were significantly happier in their personal relationships, sex lives and support from friends Being born through IVF could lead to a better quality of life in adulthood, a study has found.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 1
IVF children have a better quality of life because parents feel lucky to have them, study shows

University professor calls Married At First Sight 'highly problematic' and accuses Olivia Frazer of 'image-based abuse' for sharing a nude photo of rival Domenica Calarco

Do you have a story about Married At First Sight? Email tips@dailymail.com A leading university professor has spoken out against Married at First Sight following the show's 'nude photo scandal'. Monash University's Associate Professor of Criminology Asher Flynn said that Olivia Frazer sharing a nude photo of Domenica Calarco was 'highly problematic'.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
University professor calls Married At First Sight 'highly problematic' and accuses Olivia Frazer of 'image-based abuse' for sharing a nude photo of rival Domenica Calarco

‘Heartbreak’ as IVF delays in Scotland longer than anywhere else in world during pandemic

Fertilisation procedures and new IVF treatment cycles at one clinic were put on hold for more than seven months Delays in IVF treatment were longer in Scotland than anywhere else in the world as the pandemic wrecked couples’ plans to start families, a study has suggested. A snapshot survey of fertility clinics across the globe, carried out by academics at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, reported that after the initial Covid lockdown there was a delay of more than seven months in fertilisation procedures and starting new IVF treatment cycles in Scotland.

telegraph.co.uk ,  2 months ago 4
‘Heartbreak’ as IVF delays in Scotland longer than anywhere else in world during pandemic

How your car’s COLOUR could save you money – or increase your chances of being in a crash

THE colour of your car could save you money - or increase your chances of being in a crash, new research has shown. Some colours have been deemed “safer”, which means your insurance may come in a bit cheaper. According to Go Direct Insurance, the most popular car colour in Britain in silver, with white coming in second.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  2 months ago 1
How your car’s COLOUR could save you money – or increase your chances of being in a crash

Scotland has longest delay in IVF treatment in the world as women miss ‘vital’ cycles, study finds

Lead author says delays could massively impact likelihood of conceiving Women in Scotland are forced to wait 228 days to receive IVF treatment with Scotland having the longest delays in the world, a landmark new study has found. The report, conducted by Monash University, discovered the wait in Scotland is three times higher than the international average of 60 days, while it is four times higher than the UK average of 50 days.

independent.co.uk ,  2 months ago 0
Scotland has longest delay in IVF treatment in the world as women miss ‘vital’ cycles, study finds

Monash Uni to develop AI translation app for diplomatic talks

Used together with smart glasses, the technology will be able to recognise an imminent communication breakdown and suggest how to rectify a situation. Researchers at Monash University have been charged to lead a $5 million project, backed by the US Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), to develop an AI-based smartphone application that could assist with real-time interpretations for diplomatic talks, international business, and tourism.

zdnet.com ,  3 months ago 0
Monash Uni to develop AI translation app for diplomatic talks

Higher testosterone could protect older WOMEN from heart disease, Australian researchers find - and say it's NOT just a 'male' hormone

Higher testosterone may protect older women from cardiovascular disease The Sex Hormones in Older Women study included 9,180 Australian women Monash University study released on Tuesday showed further research needed Australian researchers are challenging the notion testosterone is a 'male' hormone that is bad for women. Higher testosterone may actually protect older women from cardiovascular disease, a Monash University study released on Tuesday has found.

dailymail.co.uk ,  3 months ago 1
Higher testosterone could protect older WOMEN from heart disease, Australian researchers find - and say it's NOT just a 'male' hormone

How Tonga's volcanic eruption highlights the risk Australia faces with experts warning much LARGER explosions and tsunamis could happen on our doorstep without warning

The Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption caused chaos for Tonga It also produced tsunami warnings across the Pacific and volcanic ash clouds The Asia Pacific region has much bigger eruptions every 400 years In the aftermath of the chaotic Tongan volcanic eruption and tsunami, a volcanologist has warned Australia needs to be more prepared as it is in a region that could experience a far larger explosion without warning.

dailymail.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
How Tonga's volcanic eruption highlights the risk Australia faces with experts warning much LARGER explosions and tsunamis could happen on our doorstep without warning