What is cancer – the deadly disease that affects the lives of millions of people around the world each year? And… why do some people get it, and others not?
UNSW engineers have shown that micro-submarines powered by nano-motors could navigate the human body to provide targeted drug delivery to diseased organs without the need for external stimulus.
A newly identified mechanism that regulates a particular enzyme could lead to the development of new, cholesterol-lowering drugs.
More than 15 million people each year will need chemotherapy by 2040, a landmark study published today by a team of Australian researchers has shown.
UNSW Sydney engineers have led the way to ensure oral medicines targeting specific diseases or parts of the body are protected from the acidic conditions of the stomach.
With World Health Day on Sunday, UNSW is highlighting how its researchers are working to make universal health coverage a reality.
Body fatness and alcohol consumption are the leading preventable causes of breast cancer in Australian women, a new study in 200,000 women has found.
The grants will help UNSW researchers who are engaged in promising work to overcome pancreatic, breast, bowel and childhood cancers.
Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot hopes her award will encourage more women to join the fight against deadly diseases.
Robotic surgery for prostate cancer – an increasingly popular treatment option – is not proven as more effective, yet many patients believe that it is, a new UNSW and Ingham Institute study shows.