Health

27June DryJuly

Australia’s first community-based Cancer Survivors Centre, which is based at UNSW, has joined the Dry July campaign.

Chilhood cancer

The discovery of genetic mutations in the most common paediatric malignant brain cancer will lead to more targeted treatment for children.

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Carol George's rap song, 'I've Changed My Ways', inspired by her personal experience, has won the National Cannabis Centre's Indigenous Music Competition.

21June Alzheimers

UNSW researchers have found biomarkers in the blood that could help develop a test to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

Nervous system

Researchers say an emerging biomarker may lead to new approaches for treating diabetics at risk of developing nerve damage.

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Work is underway to discover if human tears can play a role in the early diagnosis of breast and prostate cancer.

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Ketamine is being trialled in people with severe depression and is providing almost instant relief from symptoms, offering fresh hope of a quick new way to manage the illness at its worst.

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Thirty years of work developing 3D brain maps has won UNSW Professor George Paxinos an international Pioneer in Medicine award.

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Australian illicit drug users are turning to the internet for drug education, but not to buy drugs, a national survey has found.

31May immunity

Australian researchers have uncovered a potential new way to regulate the body’s natural immune response, offering hope of a simple and effective treatment for auto-immune diseases.

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