Tag Archives: UNSW
Sydney: IVF cycles using embryos that have been frozen and thawed are just as successful as fresh embryos, according to a new UNSW report.
“The dream is that one day we will be able to regenerate damaged heart tissue, much like a salamander can regrow a new limb if it is bitten off by a predator. Just imagine if the heart could learn to regrow and heal itself. That would be the ultimate prize.”
Sydney: 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 diseases.
Sydney: The University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers have discovered a new strain of norovirus that they warn could cause a severe epidemic of acute gastroenteritis in Australia this winter.
Sydney: Two common viruses known to be associated with human cancers are both present — and may even be collaborating with each other — in most male prostate cancers, a new study suggests.
Sydney: Australian researchers have developed a breath test using an electronic nose to help diagnose malignant mesothelioma, a rare tumour, in its early stages.
Sydney: Researchers have discovered a new population of adult stem cells in the heart, which could augment the development of new regeneration and repair therapies for people who have suffered heart attack or heart failure, the leading cause of death in Australia.
Australian scientists have played a key role in the identification of a new biochemical mechanism that allows brain tumours to survive and grow, offering hope of new drug treatments for some of the most aggressive tumours.
A new, non-invasive treatment for depression that delivers barely perceptible electric currents to the scalp has had promising results in a Sydney trial, and researchers are now looking for participants for a follow up study.