Screening prospective parents for genetic mutations allows them to make important decisions about the health of their future families.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has visited UNSW Sydney to announce more support for Australia’s next generation of medical researchers.
Being exposed to abuse or neglect before age five is the strongest predictor of whether a child will be at risk for future mental illness, a study from UNSW Sydney finds.
UNSW School of Public Health’s Future Health Leaders program is celebrating its first graduate, whose work has led to better support for medical students in Shanghai.
The Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, Australia’s peak body for the disease, has awarded a second grant to UNSW's Professor Minoti Apte.
If children develop severe respiratory illness before two years old, they are at least double the risk of developing asthma later in childhood, a study of NSW babies has found.
For survival rates of childhood brain cancer to improve, researchers need to adopt strategies similar to those used to tackle leukaemia, writes David Ziegler.
UNSW researchers have tailored gene therapy for a rare genetic disorder called Canavan disease, and say it could eventually be adapted to treat other inherited disorders affecting the brain.
A study led by UNSW researchers offers some promise that a drug called NMN could prevent obesity in children from overweight mothers.
The Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health Australia, Vlado Perkovic, is the first Australian to join the editorial board of the influential New England Journal of Medicine.