Chemo hope for cancer kidsBy UNSWTV
Children with a particularly lethal cancer could benefit from potentially life-saving treatment, following breakthrough work led by researchers at UNSW Australia.
Home is where the health isBy UNSWTV
A report by UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre has shown how providing stable housing for people with mental illness has reduced NSW hospitalisation rates by over 80% and saved $30 million in hospital costs.
Help the diasadvantaged quit smoking - Talking Point with Prof Robyn RichmondBy UNSWTV
Australians at high risk of smoking, such as the mentally ill and prisoners are successful in giving up the habit if they’re supported in complying with treatment regimes according to UNSW's Professor Robyn Richmond.
Setting a course for virtual medicineBy UNSWTV
The virtual medical classroom has come alive with the launch of Smart Sparrow, adaptive e-learning technology developed at UNSW that takes the patient - and the teacher - to the student.
Life CycleBy UNSWTV
Rick Christie, cancer survivor and founder of Ride for Life, has committed to giving The NSW Cancer Survivors Centre at UNSW around $50,000 per year for the next five years.
Flaws in their thinking? Stem Cells in Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges (Excerpt)By UNSWTV
Dr Bernadette Tobin argues that the challenges for stem cell research are derived from flaws in the thinking of both researchers and would-be patients.
Finding your way with MyCompassBy UNSWTV
myCompass is a ground-breaking e-health initiative, designed to provide self-help tools for common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress and to assist in the promotion of mental health and well-being.
CareTrack Study - How Good is our Health Care?By UNSWTV
Simple electronic tools like mobile phone apps are being developed to improve health care delivery following the CareTrack Australia study which has revealed some serious shortfalls in medical best practice in Australia.