Health

Fast track inside

Three UNSW research teams have received fast-tracked funding to study the evolving threat of swine flu.

Five-hundred Australians are being sought by UNSW and the Black Dog Institute for a study to pinpoint the risk factors for developing bipolar disorder.

LeukaemiaZ inside

Researchers from UNSW and the Children's Cancer Institute Australia have developed a new approach to the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), one of the most aggressive forms of the disease.

Emeritus Professor Ian Webster has been honoured with a Prime Minister's Award for his work in reducing the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

Henry inside

A UNSW stem cell researcher working to develop a cure for Alzheimers and Parkinsons is the inaugural winner of the Paul Brock Scholarship.

AMOSS inside

Federal health minister Nicola Roxon has launched Australia's first national maternity surveillance system based at UNSW.

NSWHealth inside

UNSW will train the next generation of the state's frontline public health officers, following a partnership with NSW Health.

Pandemic inside headlines

With the swine flu pandemic now declared, a new UNSW study will assess how prepared Australia really is.

In a discovery that could lead to new treatment approaches for depression, researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shown that internet-based therapy programs are as effective as face-to-face therapies in combating the illness.

Blind Stem cells inside

In a world-first breakthrough, UNSW medical researchers have used a simple contact lens coated with stem cells to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

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