Health

Sick genes inside

People with certain high-risk gene combinations are eight times more likely to suffer from a severe and prolonged illness when they have an infection.

Wheelchair inside

Cells from the human nose are showing further promise in remediating spinal cord injury, according to research from the University of New South Wales.

Julian Trollor inside

A leading researcher has been appointed to a new Chair at UNSW to drive efforts at improving support for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Including quality-of-life impacts in assessments of national vaccination programs would lead to many benefits, including improved productivity and less sick leave for parents, according to an editorial co-authored by a UNSW researcher, that has appeared the Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Braithwaite inside

Research aimed at reducing the number of patients harmed in our hospitals has been awarded $8.4 million - making UNSW the largest recipient of NHMRC Program Grants for 2009.

A test to diagnose an early onset dementia has been developed by UNSW researchers.

Baby inside

UNSW research has highlighted a link between childhood obesity and a mother's diet before and during pregnancy.

NMHRC inside

UNSW has won its largest number of project grants ever in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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UNSW has gone pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

HIV Africa inside

HIV rates in Australia have increased by almost fifty percent in the past eight years - according to a national report compiled by UNSW researchers.

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