Health

View of a doctor's hands demonstrating a model of a sperm cell

In most cases, the cause of male infertility is unexplained. A specific cause can only be pinpointed in about 40 per cent of infertile men.

Brain scans to diagnose Alzheimer's

Clinical trial results for lecanemab are a significant step rather than a ‘historic breakthrough’, say UNSW experts in Alzheimer’s disease.

Woman at a microscope in a lab

UNSW’s annual IVF report reveals the latest numbers and trends in assisted reproductive technology.

A researcher uses a microscope in a laboratory

Observing how cells are organised in mucinous ovarian cancer can lead to new treatment options, study shows.

Elderly couple walking arm in arm in a park

The Watch Walk algorithm could help reduce falls and fall-related injuries in elderly people, study shows.

Teenagers and older adults interacting on the show

A unique social experiment bridges the gap between older and younger Australians.

Robert Robert Monaghan, Carla Treloar and Gail Matthews

Three major projects, focusing on reducing stigma, community-led models and assessment of people living with chronic hepatitis B, have received funding.

Colourful silhouettes of people in profile

The Kirby Institute is calling for people at risk of monkeypox to enrol in the TraX study to help shape the public health response.

A lone figure in a hoodie stands at the end of a wharf peering into the mist

Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.

Medical researcher

The 11 projects include an international trial of treatments for people who've had cardiac arrests and the development of new treatments for genetic screening.

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