Health

Lung organoid

UNSW researchers are leading a revolutionary approach to managing treatment of cystic fibrosis using patients’ derived lung and gut mini-organs or ‘avatars’ to test how they will respond to the latest drugs.

UNSW PhD candidate Hossein Tavassoli is exploring ways to repair damaged hearts using nanotechnology.

Professor Deborah Lupton

Professor Deborah Lupton will ask how digital development can help millions of people live healthier, longer lives. 

male chest

How embryos develop, evolution and sexual pleasure all help explain why men have nipples. But ‘man boobs’ are a different story.

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UNSW researchers have found links between junk food consumption and loss of spatial memory in a recent animal study.

Xanax

Alprazolam – known as Xanax – is still being overprescribed and misused, a big data study has found.

The Kirby Institute has released a new report that highlights a need for policy and practice in Australian sexual assault services to be more responsive to the needs of trans and gender diverse people.

IVF

IVF success rates in Australia and New Zealand have continued to improve, while the number of IVF twins are falling, a new UNSW report has shown. 

Fertility Research Centre opening

A new fertility centre will offer people across the state low-cost IVF treatment and on-site fertility preservation services for young people with cancer and rare genetic diseases.

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