Health

Members of the GeneEQUAL team

The research led by UNSW Sydney aims to make genetic tests and genetic counselling for people with intellectual disability more accessible and equitable.

A person with head leaning on their hands holding a small bag of drugs

The deaths are largely due to more widespread use, says the study's lead author and expert on the morbidity and mortality associated with illicit drug use.

A woman and man lifting weights in a gym

If you can’t lift heavy or it’s not your thing, please don’t think lifting lighter weights is a waste of time.

A disability symbol in a carpark space

Many people with disability – who are at increased risk of illness and death from COVID – continue to isolate at home to avoid infection and are effectively shut out of society.

View of a doctor's hands demonstrating a model of a sperm cell

In most cases, the cause of male infertility is unexplained. A specific cause can only be pinpointed in about 40 per cent of infertile men.

Brain scans to diagnose Alzheimer's

Clinical trial results for lecanemab are a significant step rather than a ‘historic breakthrough’, say UNSW experts in Alzheimer’s disease.

Woman at a microscope in a lab

UNSW’s annual IVF report reveals the latest numbers and trends in assisted reproductive technology.

A researcher uses a microscope in a laboratory

Observing how cells are organised in mucinous ovarian cancer can lead to new treatment options, study shows.

Elderly couple walking arm in arm in a park

The Watch Walk algorithm could help reduce falls and fall-related injuries in elderly people, study shows.

Teenagers and older adults interacting on the show

A unique social experiment bridges the gap between older and younger Australians.

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