Cancer screening is beneficial when it prevents people from dying. But using cancer survival rates to promote screening, as is often done, is misleading, write Katy Bell, Alexandra Barratt and Andrew Hayen.
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.
We are about to be hit with a “tsunami” of changes caused by radical developments in anti-ageing technologies, predicts UNSW Professor David Sinclair, who’s been recognised with a major national research medal.
For more than a decade now, we have been promised that genetic knowledge would personalise our health care. Support for this future vision has been unwavering, despite its slow progress, writes Robyn Ward.