Health

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Australian truck drivers suffer daily near-misses and injuries, fearing each day could be their last, according to new research.

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UNSW-led researchers have discovered that pancreatic tumours use unique genetic solutions to drive their growth, providing a new target to test tumour sensitivity to drugs.

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Leading scientists, including Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty, are calling on the Australian government to urgently fund research into the impact of climate change on human health.  

global health

The George Institute for Global Health and UNSW have announced their intention to form a strategic collaboration to bolster high-impact medical research and transform lives around the world, a priority of both organisations.

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When does a reasonable concern about health tip over into illness anxiety, asks Jill Newby.

physical and mental health

It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.

snoring

Snoring has been linked to serious health conditions such as obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease, writes Jason Amatoury.

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Cancer Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is well meaning, but misguided and could be harmful, writes Colin Mendelsohn.

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For the first time, Australian researchers have found a link between a father's stress levels and learning and memory ability in his offspring and that these negative effects can be reversed by probiotics.

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Children and teens who are given alcohol by their parents are twice as likely to be drinking full serves of alcohol by age 15 or 16 but are less likely to binge drink, a UNSW study has found.

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