Researchers have discovered how the modified natural compound dextran-catechin disrupts formation of blood vessels that fuel growth in the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
Variability of responses in computerised tests is a strong marker of accelerated ageing and predicts mortality in older people, researchers at UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing have discovered.
A storybook that empowers children to cope with the loss of a parent to brain cancer has been developed by Victorian mum Tracey Newnham with the support of UNSW clinical psychologist Brittany McGill.
The team from the Simpson Centre for Health Services Research will visit UNSW's Kensington Campus for Dying to Know Day, an annual event that encourages people to consider what a good death might look like.
Victorian mum Tracey Newnham has drawn on the support of UNSW clinical psychologist Brittany McGill to create a book that empowers children to cope with the loss of a parent to cancer.
Around 3,000 Australians take their lives each year, a frightening statistic that Black Dog Institute chief Helen Christensen is determined to turn around.
Tens of thousands of Australians have been cured of Hepatitis C since March 2016, writes Greg Dore.
Dr Nicole Kochan has been awarded a Boosting Dementia Research Grant for a world-first study that aims to improve early diagnosis of dementia.
Significant increases in mortality rates between 2009 and 2015 indicate a major methamphetamine problem in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre researchers say.
Research from The Kirby Institute released for World Hepatitis Day shows Australia could be one of the first countries in the world to eliminate hepatitis C.