Health

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Two top UNSW cancer researchers, Professor Christopher Heeschen and Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, have been awarded grants for research to fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers.

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An unprecedented national project to assess whether thousands of couples are at risk of having children with severe genetic conditions was launched today.

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Off-label prescribing of psychotropic drugs to adults on the autism spectrum could be exposing individuals to harm.

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Ita Buttrose has been awarded the University’s highest honour in recognition of her eminent service to health.

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Research from UNSW and NeuRA has revealed that nearly half of Australian parents using restraints are using them incorrectly, increasing the risk of serious injury to children by up to three times.

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Philanthropist Sir Owen Glenn has donated $3 million for research to be led by UNSW academics at the Microbiome Research Centre, based at St George Hospital.

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A UNSW panel will discuss a national death reporting system for Australians with an intellectual disability, as part of efforts to reduce avoidable deaths.

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Jonathan Berengut's rapid-fire exploration of how we can control matter at the nanoscale wowed judges of the global Three Minute Thesis contest.

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The participants who chose more organically grown foods over 4.5 years had slightly lower rates of cancer. But it doesn't necessarily mean one thing caused the other.

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A team of UNSW researchers secured a top 10 place in a major innovation competition by showcasing the potential of a world-first stem cell technology.

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