Health

tiger woods holding a golf club

Once his leg fracture heals, his leg can potentially be just as straight and strong as it was before. But his foot and ankle are more of a worry.

osteoporosis

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

Professor Paul Timpson; Professor David Thomas; Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips and Professor David Goldstein; and Associate Professor Marina Pajic.

UNSW Sydney and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research researchers will lead the program, thanks to a $3.75 million grant from the Cancer Institute NSW.

Two baby mice in a teacup

A new microchip could help scientists uncover secrets of heart regeneration in baby mice.

An ill child lies in a hospital bed attached to a medical device

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalisations, a new UNSW study reveals.

Person using their smart phone

When people who test positive to COVID-19 become subject to ridicule for their activities, it could make others feel reluctant to reveal their movements to contact tracers.

YourIVFSuccess launch

YourIVFSuccess, a UNSW-developed website, enables patients to calculate their chance of IVF success.

Old-school cartoon showing demon biting an enflamed foot

No longer just a disease of kings, the prevalence of gout is increasing around the world.

man holding his head in pain while drinking at a public bar

Adolescents who had more and more blackouts each year had a much higher risk of developing severe alcohol problems.

A collection of colourful charity ribbons signifying cancer awareness, pictured with a stethoscope.

This World Cancer Day, a range of UNSW Medicine & Health cancer researchers, clinicians and scientists are available for media interviews across all aspects of cancer, from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

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