School of Medical Sciences

Morris comfort inside

Medical researchers have for the first time demonstrated that "comfort eating" can reverse the effects in the brain of psychological trauma experienced early in life.

Norm inside

When it comes to making a difference, death is no obstacle. In the November/December issue of Uniken, we hear about those who generously donate their bodies to science.

Blind Stem cells inside

In a world-first breakthrough, UNSW medical researchers have used a simple contact lens coated with stem cells to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers have shown that 'comfort eating' is not a socially contrived phenomenon - but rather one based in biology. The result could explain why some people over-eat when under stress.

Exercise treadmill couple

Researchers from UNSW have found an easier way of getting off those extra kilos you may have gained over the holiday season.

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