Health

Taste inside

Australian children could be suffering taste disorders at a rate three times the World Health Organization definition of a major public health crisis, research has found.

We all know what goes on in prison. Or do we? A study examining sexual behaviour and sexual culture in jails in NSW and Queensland suggests that popular beliefs about prison sex are largely myths.

Two UNSW PhD students, Wee Siang Teo and Jan Gralton, will join 25 Nobel Laureates and the world's best young medical researchers at a prestigious workshop in Germany.

Matheson beach inside

New pharmaceutical products based on plants used in traditional Cook Island medicine could be on sale within a few years, following research carried out at UNSW.

A new, non-invasive treatment for depression that delivers barely perceptible electric currents to the scalp has had promising results in a Sydney trial, and researchers are now looking for participants for a follow up study.

Teresa inside

It's been a long journey, but 17-year-old Sudanese refugee Teresa Yuol is kicking off her university career as UNSW's first Football united scholar.

Optom insidet

Jenna Owen, the first Aboriginal optometrist in NSW - and only the second in the country - has graduated from UNSW with a first class pass.

Kirby inside flowers

UNSW's national HIV clinical research centre has celebrated its 25th birthday by launching a new identity, and welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based The Atlantic Philanthropies.

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family.

The National Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the launch today of its new name and identity - the Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society - while welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based charity The Atlantic Ph

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