School of Women's and Children's Health

a young child lies on a pillow looking sad

There are practical things you can do to make your child more comfortable if they’re ill.

A young girl sees a doctor with her mother

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.

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Most school students are back in school after a tumultuous school year, but remote learning – and social isolation – is an ongoing reality for thousands of sick children around the country.

 Assortment of healthy food ingredients for cooking on a wooden kitchen table.

The Mediterranean diet may be investigated as a possible treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome after mice with PCOS-like features of the condition were found to benefit from a similar diet. 

Low ROR1 staining in endometrial cancer

A new study has identified a key gene in aggressive endometrial cancer, which could lead to a targeted therapeutic strategy to improve survival rates. 

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tumour blocks in Professor Ramus’ lab

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment.

Young boy eating an apple

Fussy eating and taste changes are common side effects of cancer treatment – now, a healthy eating program designed by UNSW medical researchers is helping parents get their child’s diet back on track.

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

IVF

For the first time, a study – led by UNSW Medicine – has estimated a woman’s chances of having a second IVF baby.

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Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.

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