Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Can you ever beat jet lag?
What is jet lag? Associate Lecturer, Alexandra Bhatti, Department of Health Systems and Populations explains.
Will we ever cure cancer?
Dr Alison Zhang, medical oncologist at Macquarie University Hospital, explains.
What you eat can reduce your risk of Alzheimer's
Australian cook and gourmet food producer Maggie Beer has teamed up with Macquarie Alzheimer’s expert Professor Ralph Martins on a cook book to boost brain health.
Here's how your kids can avoid injury this footy season
Knowing where to place your head during a tackle is crucial for kids to avoid injury on the footy field, says Dr Tim Doyle, who works with the Rabbitohs on how to minimise injuries during collisions.
Why the medical approach to back pain is broken
Many sufferers are wasting their money on treatments that don't work, a new study shows.
Many advanced melanomas can now be beaten
Oncologist Rick Kefford’s job is both heart-breaking and hugely rewarding, as melanoma cancer research leaps ahead, he now sees hope for patients who wouldn't have survived three years ago.
Zebrafish take science a step closer to an MND cure
A diagnosis of motor neuron disease is a death sentence for 800 Australians every year.  But there is reason for hope.
Low-cost weight loss surgery launched for patients in need
"It's a life changer," says first patient of a new affordable surgery deal at Macquarie University Hospital.