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Opening new doors to improve male health

Opening new doors to improve male health

Friday, 1 February 2019

A world-leading testosterone research group have a place to call home following the establishment of new lab facilities at the University of Newcastle.

Sex, Science and Society after 40 years of IVF

Sex, Science and Society after 40 years of IVF

Friday, 10 November 2017

Today marks 40 years since the conception of the world’s first In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) child. Since 1977, more than five million IVF babies have been born around the world, but there is still a way to go for reproductive research.

Sperm decline an early warning sign rather than a crisis alert

Sperm decline an early warning sign rather than a crisis alert

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) experts have reacted to a new study which shows a significant decline in sperm count over the last 40 years among men in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America.

New hope to stop the female biological clock

New hope to stop the female biological clock

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

In an encouraging step for female fertility, researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been successful in identifying an antioxidant which has demonstrated potential to halt the aging process in female eggs.

UON awarded over $5.6 million in NHMRC funding

UON awarded over $5.6 million in NHMRC funding

Thursday, 27 October 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) is delighted to announce the following successful researchers in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council funding. With the help of this funding, our researchers aim to tackle a range of health-related issues that impact our communities.

Research draws link between infertility and mobile phones

Research draws link between infertility and mobile phones

Friday, 16 September 2016

A team of researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) have drawn a link between mobile phone radiation and a negative impact on sperm motility – the ability of sperm to swim – highlighting the potential danger of storing a mobile phone near male genitalia for prolonged periods.

Nanotech revolution for pregnancy drugs

Nanotech revolution for pregnancy drugs

Friday, 2 September 2016

A revolutionary method of delivering drugs specifically to the uterus, using antibody-coated nanoparticles, has been pioneered by researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute.

UON researchers scoop reproductive biology awards

UON researchers scoop reproductive biology awards

Thursday, 1 September 2016

UON reproductive science researchers have been highly recognised with a host of awards at the Society For Reproductive Biology (SRB) Conference.