Four UNSW academics are among a group of esteemed health and medical researchers – including Nobel laureates and former Australians of the Year – recognised as making a significant difference to the lives of people worldwide.
We’ve all felt sad, anxious or down at one time or another, but where does the normal experience of emotion end and the clinical picture of a mood or anxiety disorder begin, asks Gordon Parker.
Medical researchers have found a cause of ageing in animals that can be reversed, possibly paving the way for new treatments for age-related diseases including cancer and type 2 diabetes.
Come face-to-face with some of the goriest disease specimens at the Musuem of Human Disease's 'Zombie Apocalypse' school holidays workshop this January.
Even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental effect on cognitive ability with impaired memory and brain inflammation after just a week, UNSW reseach finds.
It's easy to feel disheartened by the bombardment of negative statistics about Indigenous health, but we shouldn't ignore the many successes, writes Lisa Jackson Pulver.
More accustomed to working in labs, UNSW’s top early career researchers received the red carpet treatment at the Postdoctoral Academy Awards.
The first Indigenous medical student to graduate from UNSW on a Balnaves Foundation Scholarship says the unique program played a key role in his success.
For many people in Australia, the annual observance of World AIDS Day may be the only regular reminder of the HIV epidemic, writes Professor John Kaldor from UNSW's Kirby Institute.
ABC TV's documentary on labiaplasty shines a light on the increasing number of women choosing to go under the knife to have their labia reduced, writes Rebecca Deans.