Health

vaping.jpg

Doctors should consider using e-cigarettes to help patients who have repeatedly failed to quit tobacco, a new study says.

27_mentalhealth_lisaclarke.jpg

Mental health for more than 400,000 people in NSW living with an intellectual disability was the focus of a national roundtable at UNSW opened by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.

hospitals

Private health insurance premiums rise from April 1, leaving consumers wondering if they should give it up or downgrade to save money.

genetic.jpg

Women newly diagnosed with breast cancer who learn they carry a genetic mutation in a breast cancer gene experience more distress at this test result if they have no family history of the disease.

mask.jpg

An alarming number of children under five years of age are being prescribed asthma medication outside of national guidelines, leading to calls for better education of health care providers. 

23_das_sinclair-cell-d-16-02012_r4_cover_11.jpg

Researchers from UNSW and Harvard have identified that replacing two naturally occurring molecules can reverse the ageing process of blood vessels in mice, boosting the animals' physical endurance.

zipperuse.jpg

High-speed imaging techniques have revealed that a coordinated “zippering” up of expanding rings on the surface of developing embryos is a critical step in their healthy development.

sick.jpg

A landmark study on the standard of healthcare for Australian children has found that while clinicians generally adhere to treatment guidelines, there are areas that could improve.

20_unsw_scientia_professor_david_cooper_photo_maja_baska.jpg

UNSW Sydney has paid tribute to highly respected Scientia Professor David Cooper, AO after his death at the age of 68.

loo.jpg

Researchers from the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney have questioned the efficacy and safety of intranasal ketamine for depression, with their pilot trial stopped early due to poor side effects in patients.

Pages