Health

Unidentifiable patients receive chemotherapy treatment in a hospital

A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve damage after cancer treatment, a UNSW-led study has found.

Medical worker at Covid-19 Vaccination clinic

Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

tiger woods holding a golf club

Once his leg fracture heals, his leg can potentially be just as straight and strong as it was before. But his foot and ankle are more of a worry.

osteoporosis

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

Professor Paul Timpson; Professor David Thomas; Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips and Professor David Goldstein; and Associate Professor Marina Pajic.

UNSW Sydney and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research researchers will lead the program, thanks to a $3.75 million grant from the Cancer Institute NSW.

Two baby mice in a teacup

A new microchip could help scientists uncover secrets of heart regeneration in baby mice.

An ill child lies in a hospital bed attached to a medical device

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalisations, a new UNSW study reveals.

Person using their smart phone

When people who test positive to COVID-19 become subject to ridicule for their activities, it could make others feel reluctant to reveal their movements to contact tracers.

YourIVFSuccess launch

YourIVFSuccess, a UNSW-developed website, enables patients to calculate their chance of IVF success.

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