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A review of 6 million pregnancies has found that pregnancies after assisted reproduction technologies, such as IVF, are at a higher risk of placental complications, compared to those following natural conception.

 

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UNSW's Dr Jane Kohlhoff holding a parent child therapy session with Shannon Murphy, mother of two from Armidale. Photo: Peter Rae

For the first time, parents living in regional and remote NSW can gain access to vital early childhood behavioural support through an online help program, with UNSW researchers leading the push for permanent services.

Materials science PhD candidate Lorenzo Travaglini from Italy is the first recipient of a scholarship created by businessman Pietro Bergamaschi to repay UNSW's generosity to him as a young Italian immigrant.

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A powerful new tool developed with UNSW is designed to reveal the true extent of homelessness and influence government action to solve the problem.

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Chronic low-back pain is the leading cause of disability in Australia and will develop in around 40% of the four million Australians who experience low back pain. Photo: Shutterstock

Sufferers of chronic low back pain can look forward to a safe and side effect-free way to ease their discomfort, thanks to a team including UNSW researchers.

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New jobs and investment for Australia's growing space industry are promised with the backing of the new space agency. It's hoped that all states and territories will benefit from a national approach.

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Associate Professor Kim Delbaere, Senior Research Scientist at NeuRA and senior lecturer at UNSW's School of Public Health and Community Medicine. Photo: NeuRA

With falls and fractures a leading cause of hospitalisation in seniors, NeuRA and UNSW medical researcher Kim Delbaere has developed an exercise-based fall prevention app to support older people living at home. 

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Burnout is hard to diagnose, as it is not featured in the manual of mental disorders - so more understanding is needed to treat the condition.

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Action is urgently needed to address declining vaccination rates against pneumococcal pneumonia, which causes more than 2,000 deaths each year in people aged over 65.

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The changes announced in the latest federal budget could save members up to $3billion, but they don't tackle the problems of total disability insurance.