Health

Wrist fracture

The simple answer is yes, says research published in JAMA Surgery by a team from the Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre and UNSW School of Population Health.

IASB topping out ceremony group

UNSW is one step closer to realising its shared objective of bringing the health and university campuses in Randwick closer together. 

Man smiling in a wheelchair outdoors

Independent assessments were meant to make access to the NDIS fairer. But disability groups disagree and want them stopped.

Unidentifiable patients receive chemotherapy treatment in a hospital

A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve damage after cancer treatment, a UNSW-led study has found.

Medical worker at Covid-19 Vaccination clinic

Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

tiger woods holding a golf club

Once his leg fracture heals, his leg can potentially be just as straight and strong as it was before. But his foot and ankle are more of a worry.

osteoporosis

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

Professor Paul Timpson; Professor David Thomas; Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips and Professor David Goldstein; and Associate Professor Marina Pajic.

UNSW Sydney and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research researchers will lead the program, thanks to a $3.75 million grant from the Cancer Institute NSW.

Two baby mice in a teacup

A new microchip could help scientists uncover secrets of heart regeneration in baby mice.

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