UNSW Medicine

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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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Despite rates of spinal fusion being on the rise for chronic back pain sufferers, current evidence doesn't support its effectiveness, write Gustavo Machado, Christine Lin and Ian Harris.

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As injuries at indoor trampoline parks soar, there is an urgent need for mandatory minimum safety standards, write Lisa Nicole Sharwood, Davide Eager and Susan Adams.

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UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.

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UNSW medical researcher Mei Ling Yap is leading a major training program for radiation oncologists and staff at Cambodia’s new National Cancer Centre, the country’s first modern cancer care facility.

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Babies and children with chronic rare lung diseases will receive new-generation genome testing to improve diagnosis and treatment in a new UNSW research study funded by Australian Genomics Health Alliance.

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A clinical trial of a new immunotherapy that will deliver a “toxin bomb” to brain cancer cells was one of two UNSW medical projects to receive funding announced by Health Minister Greg Hunt at UNSW.

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A major review by UNSW researchers has identified strong evidence that a virus called Enterovirus D68 is the cause of a mystery polio-like illness that has paralysed children in the US, Canada and Europe.

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UNSW medical researchers have developed a new way to predict whether patients with the blood condition myelodysplastic syndrome will respond to treatment.

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Sticking to daily medication can be a challenge, but people with gout may soon have an app to help manage their condition and prevent a painful gout attack.

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