UNSW Medicine News
Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves.
There are calls for the frail and elderly not be be overlooked for vaccines against pneumonia this winter, with UNSW research challenging conventional wisdom on immunisation effectiveness in older
OPINION: About one-quarter of Australians support the legalisation of
In a step forward for patient safety, UNSW research has shown that a new electronic “safety net” for medical tests has had significant success, with no results going missing under the new system.
A broad change in drinking behaviour has occurred among Australian adolescents in the last decade. The percentage of Australians aged 14-17 who do not drink alcohol has increased from almost 33% i
OPINION: How much more "awareness" of breast cancer is needed? Is there any other cancer that people are more aware of?
OPINION: Cancer clusters generate headlines. And persistent headlines tend to prompt inquiries.
The number of illicit drug retailers selling to Australia on underground websites, such as the now defunct Silk Road, increased significantly in 2013, according to monitoring by the National D
UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper has been named as a medical luminary by the Medical Journal of Australia, as part of its 100th birthday celebrations.
Some of the world’s leading neurosurgeons, neurologists, psychiatrists and health care professionals are in Sydney for the World Congress of the Society of Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SMBT).
The success of Australia’s multi-million dollar vaccination programs is compromised, with pockets of the population remaining at risk, according to a new report.
Influenza affects up to 15% of adults and 30% of children each flu s
OPINION: Attempts by communities to reduce binge drinking and the violence that often accompanies it are unlikely to succeed without a supportive legislative framework, according to
The Kirby Institute at UNSW welcomes early results from the PARTNER study, which has found that HIV positive gay men who are on treatment and have undetect
UNSW researchers have already discovered a molecule that holds promise as a drug target for progressive MS, now they hope to put the research into practice.
The unique partnership between UNSW Professor Peter Gunning and former bus driver Col Reynolds is leading to a new treatment for children fighting childhood cancer.
UNSW’s Dr Kerrie McDonald has made an impassioned plea for more funding for research into brain tumours and for a more personalised approach to care.
Steroid abuse is associated with increased risk of heart disease in otherwise healthy young men, an Australian study of
OPINION: For more than a decade now, we have been promised that genetic knowledge would personalise our health care.
UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer today congratulated the University’s researchers for their outstanding success in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)