School of Women's and Children's Health

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A study of thousands of premature babies has found that parents who spend long periods in hospital caring for their infant experience less stress and that babies show faster weight gain.

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UNSW research into childhood cancers, HIV prevention, and sexually transmissible diseases in remote Aboriginal communities has received major backing in the latest round of federal government health funding.

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ABC TV's documentary on labiaplasty shines a light on the increasing number of women choosing to go under the knife to have their labia reduced, writes Rebecca Deans.   

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Some women who no longer have orgasms are being offered the chance to be part of a free drug trial which may help improve sexual function.

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While survival rates for childhood cancers are increasing, researchers are concerned most survivors are not returning for necessary, long-term follow up care.

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Female cosmetic genital surgery can carry many risks, and may best be replaced by reassurance of genital normality and exploration of non-surgical solutions to relieve body insecurities, writes Rebecca Deans.

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A test to predict the risk of relapse in children with leukaemia has won three UNSW researchers the Premier’s Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research.

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Babies born to mothers who had single embryo transfer during IVF are more robust and likely to survive birth, UNSW research shows.

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A study by UNSW medical researchers shows that certain types of assisted reproductive technology lead to more male than female babies being born.