A world-first biobank of human fallopian tube samples, established by the Royal Hospital for Women and UNSW, will give new insights into ectopic and failed pregnancies, ultimately leading to improved fertility outcomes.
Patients with hard-to-treat tumours could know within six months whether a cancer drug developed at UNSW is more effective than traditional chemotherapy, allowing them to live a relatively normal life during treatment.
Australia's peak health and medical research funding body has drafted UNSW experts in big data, assisted reproductive technology and research innovation to help shape the future of Australia’s research sector.
Australians significantly overestimate the popularity of ice use, skewing perceptions of the drug and the risks it poses, a survey by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre at UNSW has found.
The assumption that the growing ranks of overweight and obese are not sufficiently motivated to lose weight may be wrong, with research suggesting low health literacy is the culprit, writes Mark Harris.
Up to two million hepatitis C infections could be averted worldwide in the next ten years if opioid substitution therapy was more readily available to injecting drug users, a study from UNSW’s Kirby Institute has found.