How is it the flu has managed to stay around for so long, and why haven't we beaten it yet?


Researchers at the UNSW-led Integrated Systems for Epidemic Response warn of the increased risk of a human flu pandemic.


A two-step approach has had promising results in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, which has a dismal five-year survival rate of just 7%.


The father of social business and microcredit, Professor Muhammad Yunus, has given an empowering talk at UNSW, challenging his audience to harness the energy and the imagination of youth.


It’s a conversation preoccupying cancer researchers: how do we turn around the declining participation in quality of life studies?

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Simple hygiene measures can prevent congenital deafness and intellectual disability due to cytomegalovirus, writes Wendy van Zuijlen.


UNSW researchers have observed the effect of a high-fat diet on microbiota in the oesophagus, adding to the discussion about the influence of bacterial species in the progression of oesophageal cancer.


A potential anti-ageing drug is likely to be more effective at maintaining health than extending lifespan, writes Lindsay Wu.


A 10-year funding program from the National Breast Cancer Foundation will allow UNSW-St Vincent’s Clinical School Conjoint Associate Professor Elgene Lim to take a long-term approach to his research.


One reason pancreatic cancer has a particularly low survival rate is the difficulty in getting drugs to the tumour, but new knowledge of how pancreatic cancer cells invade neighbouring cells could change that.