Health

Woman wearing hat in bikini at the beach in the sun. Skin is tanned with moles.

Melanotan-II may give you a tan, but that’s not all.

a woman and her trainer engage in rope training

The traditional approach of changing your program every 12 weeks might actually make sense in order to prevent plateaus. However, there is no hard and fast rule.

DNA double helix. Genetic cancer risk.

Understanding the genetic basis of sarcoma will allow earlier detection and better guide treatment. 

Healthy calcium-rich food. Greens, salmon, cheese.

What you eat and drink, as well as how much sunlight you get on your skin, all affect your micronutrient levels – and in turn the health of your body and mind.

newborn baby in hospital bed lying on their back with hospital bracelets on feet

Testing in the newborn period is more effective than conventional clinical diagnosis pathways for improving health outcomes in infants with the rare genetic disease.

ripened fruit displayed outside a fruit and vegetable store

Nearly two-thirds of suburbs in one major part of Sydney have no food stores at all. And in those that do, unhealthy food outlets outnumber healthy ones by more than six to one.

Bacon frying on barbecue

Processed meats are a staple in Australian diets, but according to experts at UNSW Sydney they contribute to cancer risk.

Person receiving vaccination

Clinical trial results for a new melanoma vaccine are promising, but UNSW Sydney experts say key questions still need to be answered.

Surfer with a board going into the surf off rocks

When a loved one is struggling in the water, you might want to rush in to save them. But make sure you stop and think or you could become the one in trouble.

Hyde Park Sydney

Urban green space reduces cardiovascular disease risk, and more trees are key. 

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