An innovative eHealth program launched today at UNSW aims to target the six main lifestyle risk factors among teenagers – including binge drinking and unhealthy eating – to help prevent chronic disease later in life.
Researchers from the Papua New Guinea Institute for Medical Research and UNSW's Kirby Institute say health services are needed to tackle high rates of HIV, hepatitis and STIs among key populations in PNG.
A review of 6 million pregnancies has found that pregnancies after assisted reproduction technologies, such as IVF, are at a higher risk of placental complications, compared to those following natural conception.
For the first time, parents living in regional and remote NSW can gain access to vital early childhood behavioural support through an online help program, with UNSW researchers leading the push for permanent services.
With falls and fractures a leading cause of hospitalisation in seniors, NeuRA and UNSW medical researcher Kim Delbaere has developed an exercise-based fall prevention app to support older people living at home.