Health

Darren collins at home after surgery

This Parkinson's Awareness Month, Darren shares his experience undergoing deep brain stimulation. What is it and how does it help PD patients? 

Susan Ramus

A UNSW Sydney academic has been recognised at the 2021 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards for her research to improve the outcomes for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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Some women with endometriosis are in so much pain, they’re giving up work. Others are struggling at work or uni. Here’s how we support women with this debilitating disease.

View from inside an MRI scanner of a young woman about to be scanned

A study that showed changes in the brain in those at risk of developing bipolar disorder raises new hope about early intervention.

Male and female medical staff bandage a limb in an operation theatre

These three common surgeries have been found to be of little to no benefit, but thousands are still performed every year.

man wearing hat looking out onto the water

If you’ve had a skin cancer check lately, you might have been told to consider adding a daily vitamin B3 pill to your skin safety regime.

Elgene Lim

Professor Elgene Lim has been recognised for his outstanding outcomes in breast cancer research.

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When it comes to seeking medical care after an animal bite, experts say to ‘make it snappy’ to avoid an infection that’s worse than the bite.

Close-up of a bag of blood on a drip stand in a hospital

New research will estimate the proportion of the population who have been infected with COVID-19 - even if they didn’t have symptoms or get a test.

A woman sitting on the toilet prepares to use some toilet paper

Two Australians with bipolar have been successfully treated with poo transplants, allowing them to come off, or reduce, their medications. Here’s where the science is up to.

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