A promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body has been discovered, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects.
The Heart Foundation "˜Tick' has been co-opted by the food industry to boost sales of fast food and is forcing prices up, argues UNSW Visiting Fellow Dr Rosemary Stanton.
Associate Professor Christopher Poulos has been appointed as the founding Chair of Positive Ageing and Care at UNSW, supported by HammondCare.
The human brain operates as a highly interconnected network, not as a collection of discrete regions, with important implications for treating declines in old age, a new study shows.
A new study has provided the first conclusive evidence that cannabis use significantly hastens the onset of psychotic illnesses during the critical years of brain development.
Sports stars spruiking fast foods are doing enormous harm in the obesity battle, writes Dr Michael Valenzuela.
A discovery that brain cells can become "stuck'' in their journey during brain development could lead to new schizophrenia therapies, the team behind the research says.
UNSW has joined forces with leading hospitals and medical research bodies to form one of Australia's biggest advanced treatment and research centres.
A majority of Australians would seek tests to establish their genetic susceptibility to depression, despite social stigma and questions about their validity, a national study has found.
Innovative online assessments and a "liberating" personal approach to teaching have won Associate Professor Gary Velan one of the nation's top university teaching awards.