Health

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, we’re highlighting some of the many UNSW Sydney researchers working to improve patient outcomes.

Professor Katherine Samaras

Over six years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia.

Dr Google

If Googling your health symptoms is taking over you're day-to-day life and is distressing you, here are some ways to get help.

Diabetes management

This World Diabetes Day, UNSW is highlighting the recent advances its academics and students are making in diabetes research. 

surgery

Professional societies of doctors, surgeons or physiotherapists are more likely to recommend against treatments provided by others, our new research shows.

clitoris rose

New research suggests the clitoris is equally as important for reproduction as it is for sexual pleasure. But the evidence behind that claim is up for debate.

2019 heart foundation  grant recipients

Academics from UNSW Sydney have received more than half a million dollars in funding for cardiovascular research from the Heart Foundation.

Mental Health Prize

Two mental health advocates tackling suicide prevention have been named joint winners of the 2019 Australian Mental Health Prize at UNSW Sydney last night. 

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UNSW Medicine Professor and SHARP hire Claire Wakefield is all about listening to and acting on others’ needs – whether it’s a family with a sick child, or an early-career researcher in need of leadership mentoring.

 

Distress health financing in Cambodia

A new UNSW study has found that unless healthcare is better funded for low socio-economic households in Cambodia, efforts to achieve universal health coverage will be futile.

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