UNSW Medicine News
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)
UNSW has performed strongly in the latest analysis by the federal government of the impact of its health and medical research funding.
OPINION: Natural products can be a source of useful new medicines when the active ingredient is isolated, identified, standardised and subjected to appropriate clinical studies.
OPINION: A quick look at Wikipedia shows that Winter Olympians test positive for doping at a far lower rate than their Summer Olympic counterparts.
OPINION: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death earlier this week from a suspected heroin overdose unleashed the usual media coverage of deaths related to this drug.
OPINION: Despite extraordinary advances in medical science, we won’t beat cancer with treatments alone.
“I thought I had no right to feel like this. I had it easy. What was my problem? Why couldn’t I do a simple thing like go for a walk, prepare dinner and do a load of washing…”
OPINION: Dietary guidelines cite the fact that saturated fats can increase LDL cholesterol, which is also known as bad cholesterol because it’s a major risk factor for heart disease.
OPINION: We’ve known for a long time that hypnotic drugs are not good to take for more than one to three weeks because they are habit-forming and increase the risk of accidents.
A world-first study led by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) at UNSW has revealed a breakthrough for dependent cannabis users, employing a cannabis-based medication, S
Three UNSW academics are among a group of esteemed health and medical researchers – including Nobel laureates and former Australians of the Year – recognised as having made a significant difference
OPINION: We’ve all felt sad, anxious or down at one time or another, but where does the normal experience of emotion end and the clinical picture of a mood or anxiety disorder begin?
Medical researchers have found a cause of ageing in animals that can be reversed, possibly paving the way for new treatments for age-related diseases including cancer, type 2 diabetes, muscle wasti
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