UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute are using digital technologies to target groups most at risk of mental illiness, including young people and those living in regional, rural and remote areas.
UNSW researchers have received close to $18 million in NHMRC funding, the top result in NSW and second best nationally.
A UNSW research initiative to harness 'big data' to defeat dementia has received financial backing from corporate Australia, raising hopes of further insights into the disease.
Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus has launched the UNSW Yunus Social Business Health Hub and urged young Australians to use their creativity to make a difference in the world.
Fad diets led by celebrities with no formal qualifications, often demonstrate a misunderstanding of biochemistry and other basic nutrition science, writes Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds.
Men who feel suicidal often display distinctive warning signs, offering those closest to them significant opportunities to intervene, a study by UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute has found.
The health advantages for younger people quitting cigarettes are well known. Now a study has found older smokers can reap similar benefits and save the health system billions of dollars.
UNSW pancreatic cancer researcher Professor Minoti Apte has been named the 2015 NSW Woman of the Year for her contributions to medical research, tertiary education and the Indian community.