UNSW Medicine

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New research shows that the great health crisis of the 21st century is especially a risk to the heart health of women.

Angelica Merlot in the lab

Scientia Fellow Angelica Merlot is determined to outmanoeuvre some of the deadliest cancers.

Mental health inequities

A taskforce of 30+ international experts - including UNSW Medicine researcher Dr Simon Rosenbaum - have released a report on the health inequities experienced by people with mental illness.

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UNSW medical data researcher Dr Kalinda Griffiths has won a major award from the Lowitja Institute for her research into health inequalities across Australia.

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A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is why it's so important we start rolling it out.

Nanomedicine

The new sensor can detect very low concentrations of cancer markers in blood tests and is among new technologies to be presented at the 10th annual International Nanomedicine Conference.

glucose monitoring patch for diabetes

A small patch allows people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels easily. But this technology isn't currently subsidised, so many everyday Australians who could benefit are missing out.

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Professor John Myburgh is the recipient of the UNSW Doctor of Science honour for his outstanding contribution to the field of critical care and trauma.

Chemotherapy patient

More than 15 million people each year will need chemotherapy by 2040, a landmark study published today by a team of Australian researchers has shown. 

Woman experiencing motion sickness

Motion sickness can make you feel pretty wretched. But there are a few things you can do to try and prevent it, or to treat it once it takes hold.

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