Health

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Researchers from UNSW Sydney will receive federal government funding for seven new medical research projects.

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UNSW Sydney scientists are exploring the effects of microgravity – the condition where people or objects seem to be weightless – on mammalian cells.

Health care workers wearing PPE

The federal government has announced COVID-19 vaccination will now become mandatory for aged-care workers. This comes amid a slow and troubled rollout in the sector.

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A trial has revealed that babies with SMA treated with gene therapy are meeting the normal developmental milestones of any baby.

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Projects protecting against loss of kidney function for diabetes patients and refining ovarian cancer prognosis have received NHMRC funding.

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A major study led by UNSW medical researchers and NSW Health has tracked the recovery of nearly 3000 COVID-19 cases in NSW.

Cervical Cancer testing in PNG

Researchers at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney have been awarded $1.59 million to pursue the elimination of cervical cancer in rural Papua New Guinea.

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Early childhood emotional and behavioural problems can increase the risk of later contact with the criminal justice system.

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Health workers have long called for better protections against COVID-19. Well fitting masks are now required when caring for COVID-19 patients. But the guidelines on ventilation miss the mark.

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People who contract COVID, and their contacts, have successfully self-isolated at home since the pandemic began.

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