Health

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A protein that transports cholesterol inside cells could be the key to developing drugs to boost ‘good cholesterol’.

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A team of researchers from NeuRA and UNSW have received funding to test eHealth and smart garment technologies designed to prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease.

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Evidence is growing that pill testing encourages young people to reconsider their drug use — and new forms of testing can provide even more benefits.

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A new study by UNSW medical researchers sheds light on an understudied area – community beliefs about what causes cancer in children.

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The federal government has announced $17 million in funding to expand UNSW's Rural Clinical School in Wagga Wagga to train and retain more doctors in rural and regional Australia.

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UNSW has risen to third among the Go8 universities for National Health and Medical Research Council funding in 2018.

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Fecal microbiota transplantation – or poo transplants – can be an effective treatment for gut conditions. Now, UNSW Sydney medical researchers and collaborators from Australia and the US have shown which bacteria work best.

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New research suggests a maternal vaccination against RSV should be augmented with active immunisation in a child’s first two years to reduce the onset of asthma.

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Although people can reduce their chance of getting cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices, unfortunately it is not possible to completely prevent it... and scientists are still not entirely sure why.

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The community supports pre-testing cancer treatments in mice models, new UNSW research shows.

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