One person in Australia develops diabetes every five minutes, with up to half suffering peripheral nerve damage, meaning the slightest touch on the skin can cause pain. Now an international research team, led by Australian and German scientists, has discovered how to reverse this pain.
A new study has shown that a junk food diet high in saturated fat begins to harm our immune system even before the weight gain begins to show.
OPINION: As a bloke who has worked in medical research for 16 years, I've seen firsthand how the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) can be a hostile place for women, and I've had enough.
OPINION: A relatively healthy but complex community is living together peacefully, until an unruly mob of hooligans begins unsettling the community’s residents and disturbing the peace every weekend.
Yo-yoing between eating well during the week and bingeing on junk food over the weekend is likely to be just as bad for your gut health as a consistent diet of rubbish, new UNSW research suggests.
Concerns have been raised over the long-term use of nutritional supplements containing chromium, after an Australian research team found the mineral is partially converted into a carcinogenic form when it enters human cells.
OPINION: Few media reports in the health sphere generate as much attention as those with screaming headlines about a new link between food and cancer.
OPINION: National dietary guidelines have become an easy target for those looking for a scapegoat for bad diets in prosperous countries. And an article just published in the BMJ about the scientific evidence for the US dietary guidelines prov
UNSW research projects, exploring non-Alzheimer dementias, the immune system’s response to infection and cancer screening programs, have been recognised among the best in the country by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).