School of Medical Sciences

Cycle rideforlife

The NSW Cancer Survivors Centre at UNSW will benefit from the Ride for Life fundraising cycling event in Sydney this weekend.

29June Sprint

Men can significantly cut the visceral fat in their abdomen with just one hour of interval sprinting per week instead of seven hours of jogging for a similar result, new Australian research shows.

Nervous system

Researchers say an emerging biomarker may lead to new approaches for treating diabetics at risk of developing nerve damage.

Paxinos george

Thirty years of work developing 3D brain maps has won UNSW Professor George Paxinos an international Pioneer in Medicine award.

MS sufferer cropped

New research has found that keeping physically active can make a positive contribution to increasing quality of life for patients with multiple sclerosis.

Exercise obesity morris

Exercise, not diet, is the key to overcoming adverse metabolic effects passed on to children by their overweight mothers, new research has shown for the first time.

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.

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