Health

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A two-step approach has had promising results in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, which has a dismal five-year survival rate of just 7%.

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The father of social business and microcredit, Professor Muhammad Yunus, has given an empowering talk at UNSW, challenging his audience to harness the energy and the imagination of youth.

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It’s a conversation preoccupying cancer researchers: how do we turn around the declining participation in quality of life studies?

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Simple hygiene measures can prevent congenital deafness and intellectual disability due to cytomegalovirus, writes Wendy van Zuijlen.

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UNSW researchers have observed the effect of a high-fat diet on microbiota in the oesophagus, adding to the discussion about the influence of bacterial species in the progression of oesophageal cancer.

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A potential anti-ageing drug is likely to be more effective at maintaining health than extending lifespan, writes Lindsay Wu.

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A 10-year funding program from the National Breast Cancer Foundation will allow UNSW-St Vincent’s Clinical School Conjoint Associate Professor Elgene Lim to take a long-term approach to his research.

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One reason pancreatic cancer has a particularly low survival rate is the difficulty in getting drugs to the tumour, but new knowledge of how pancreatic cancer cells invade neighbouring cells could change that.

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The International Gynaecologic Society held its first-ever Australian meeting at UNSW, underlining the university's great research strength in women's health.

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The new UNSW Vaccine and Infection Research Lab will identify and address barriers to immunisation in adults, particularly the elderly and members of at-risk communities.

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