Sydney Children's Hospital

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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.

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.

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A researcher from UNSW Sydney and Children’s Cancer Institute has received a $1.1 million grant from the Australian Government to test a new treatment in children with brain cancer.

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An international study involving UNSW and Sydney Children’s Hospital researchers has led to the first approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a devastating genetic disorder in babies.

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Personalised medicine for childhood cancers in Australia is a step closer thanks to the Zero Childhood Cancer program’s national clinical trial launched today.

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Despite hundreds of families being told their children have peanut allergies every year, many of the children may be able to eat peanuts safely, a study by researchers at UNSW and the Sydney Children's Hospital has found.