Health

ageing

Emerging evidence suggests that prolonged stress exposure can accelerate the ticking rate of an internal cellular clock. By doing so, stress can contribute to faster ageing and body deterioration.

Analysis of distractions leading to child drowning fatalities in Australia

New UNSW research is a timely reminder this summer that housework, socialising and miscommunication can become deadly distractions when young children are left alone in or near water.

David Mizrahi

Dr David Mizrahi speaks about his research into the role of exercise during and after chemotherapy for sufferers of paediatric and ovarian cancers.

Boy flexing

Just one exercise physiology consultation is enough to improve motivation and exercise levels among most child cancer survivors, a UNSW Sydney study has found. 

Child

Childhood-onset mental disorders are almost three times more frequent in children known to child protection services during early childhood, according to a new study.

Intellectual disability deaths

Researchers have shown why people with intellectual disability experience lower life expectancy and suggest better public health could improve outcomes. 

Medical research

Australian medical research needs to ensure men's and women’s medical issues are analysed equally, according to a report published today.

NDIS wheelchair

The government has announced several 'practical changes' to the NDIS. While these edge the scheme in the right direction, some impracticalities continue to underpin it.

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, we’re highlighting some of the many UNSW Sydney researchers working to improve patient outcomes.

Professor Katherine Samaras

Over six years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia.

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