Professor Raina MacIntyre is on the front line of the fight against emerging bio-threats. She warns biosecurity breaches could be as catastrophic as nuclear war.
The risk of developing bipolar disorder has a correlation with weak connections in the emotional areas of the brain.
Australians with a disability are dying from avoidable deaths at twice the rate of the general population, and many deaths are attributed to the wrong cause.
Terri Foran looks at some common misconceptions and concerns about changes to the cervical cancer screening program.
You'll see your brain in a whole new way at a hands-on workshop at UNSW's Museum of Human Disease during Brain Awareness Week.
By 2050, infections from resistant bacteria will overtake cancer as the leading cause of death globally, writes Alex Broom.
The newer drugs for hepatitis C might mean fewer people are diagnosed with liver cancer, write Maryam Alavi and Greg Dore.
As retirement looms for elite sportspeople, there is a need to prepare for the transition to post-sport life. But there are important things to consider long before this, writes Andrew Martin.
The first Indigenous student accepted into UNSW Medicine’s Honours program intends to pay it forward by mentoring students starting their training to become doctors.
More Australians have been treated for hepatitis C in the past 12 months than the last decade combined, following the listing of a new generation therapy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.