University of New South Wales
A new class of drug targeting skin cancer's genetic material has been successfully tested in humans for the first time, opening the way to new treatments for a range of conditions from skin cancers to eye ...
Cancer May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Affecting 6% of Australians, bipolar disorder is characterised by distinctive fluctuations in mood and energy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People given large servings of food eat more than those given smaller servings, even after they have been taught about the impact of portion size on consumption, research from the University of New South Wales shows.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Contrary to conventional wisdom, short-term hearing loss after sustained exposure to loud noise does not reflect damage to our hearing: instead, it is the body's way to cope.
Medical research Apr 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Widespread confusion about what constitutes grief, 'normaI' depression and clinical depression risks being exacerbated under the American Psychiatry Association's newest classification ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally 'reverts' to normal cognition, research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
New research shows that early intervention and support for families is critical if foster children are to be reunited quickly and safely with their birth parents.
Health Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The first study of the effects of Sydney's air pollution on the development of asthma has been carried out at UNSW.
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drugs that combat ageing may be available within five years, following landmark work led by an Australian researcher. The work, published in the March 8 issue of Science, finally proves that a single anti-ageing enzyme in the ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2
An Australian researcher has found the third and final missing piece in the genetic puzzle of an unusual form of hemophilia, more than 20 year after he discovered the first two pieces.
Genetics Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Health care workers who consistently wear special fitted face masks while on duty are much less likely to get clinical respiratory and bacterial infections, according to new research led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors may in the future be able to take a blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal, hopefully decreasing the number of people taking their own lives.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of New South Wales researchers have developed a compound that has had a surprise result: being effective in the prevention of asthma.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—UNSW researchers have discovered a new strain of norovirus that they warn could cause a severe epidemic of acute gastroenteritis in Australia this winter.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Black Dog Institute and University of NSW have used brain imaging technology to show that young people with a known genetic risk of bipolar but no clinical signs of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |