19 December 2013
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 and type 2 diabetes.
15 October 2013
More than 40 per cent of all regular psychostimulant users have used an emerging psychoactive substance in the previous six months, according to research from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.
21 June 2013
UNSW Professor Lisa Maher has been recognised by the Prime Minister for her work in reducing the harm of drug use.
(l-r) Professors McGorry and Farrell with the Dean, Peter Smith
21 June 2013
Early intervention programs for young people with mental health issues could save lives, alleviate suffering and save millions of dollars a year, high-profile speakers have told an audience at the UNSW Medicine Dean’s lecture.
22 January 2013
A compound originally designed to treat leukaemia could also be effective in preventing asthma.
Woman using cannabis spray
09 January 2012
In a world-first, UNSW researchers are leading a trial of the drug Sativex to better manage cannabis withdrawal symptoms.
01 July 2010
A study has found that mental health, alcohol and other drug services are harder to access for culturally and linguistically diverse clients.
02 July 2007
Researchers from UNSW and the University of Melbourne have discovered a mechanism that could be used to slash by almost two-thirds the number of seizures endured by some epileptics.
25 June 2007
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Mr Frank Lowy and family have agreed to donate $10 million towards the cost of a major new research facility on the UNSW campus.