Being diagnosed with two rare life-threatening conditions at once was like being in an episode of the American TV medical drama House for Susanna Wills-Johnson, Marketing Manager at The University of Western Australia.
A total of 31 students from Karratha to Esperance commenced university studies this week as the second cohort of The University of Western Australia's "choose medicine Rural School Leaver Pathway" program.
The work of internationally recognised neonatologist Jane Pillow in helping premature babies with respiratory problems has been recognised in the UK-based journal International Innovation - Healthcare Edition.
The University of Western Australia and its affiliate, the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research have welcomed a commitment by the Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers to fast track the development of a vaccine against rheumatic fever - an important contributor to premature deaths and reduced life expectancy in Indigenous communities.
Health coaching may be used to help women through the ‘change of life' - and researchers at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA) are calling for volunteers to test the benefits.
An internationally renowned professor and asbestos diseases specialist from The University of Western Australia has been recognised in the 2013 Australia Day honours for his outstanding commitment both to medicine and the community.
People with more liquor outlets in their neighbourhood have higher levels of harmful drinking and worse mental health than those who live further away from such outlets, according to new research at The University of Western Australia.
The global rise of chronic inflammatory non-communicable diseases; technologies to assess water resources in a changing climate; and reducing international inequality in oral health are three research projects that have attracted Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) funding.
Inherited retinal disease is a major cause of vision impairment in early life - and a researcher at The University of Western Australia hopes a study in which he was involved will contribute towards the development of a drug-based treatment.
A major national and international genetic eye disease research project led by Australian researchers has identified a family of genes related to collagen that influence corneal thickness and disease risk. The cornea is the transparent outer covering of the eye.
A link between brain tumours in children and their parents' exposure to diesel exhaust fumes before birth has been found by researchers at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (TICHR).
The WA Government has announced funding of $675,000 for The University of Western Australia to conduct a feasibility study examining the potential of a UWA research, executive education and outreach facility in the Pilbara.