Centre for Big Data Research in Health

Xanax

Alprazolam – known as Xanax – is still being overprescribed and misused, a big data study has found.

Sallie Pearson and Louisa Jorm

Two of UNSW's top health data experts, Professor Sallie Pearson and Professor Louisa Jorm, have been appointed to national committees to support the government on how big data is managed and shared. 

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UNSW medical data researcher Dr Kalinda Griffiths has won a major award from the Lowitja Institute for her research into health inequalities across Australia.

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A UNSW-led study of more than 100,000 children is the largest ever to examine who delays starting school in New South Wales, and how a child’s age when they start school relates to their ‘readiness’ in terms of development.

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Body fatness and alcohol consumption are the leading preventable causes of breast cancer in Australian women, a new study in 200,000 women has found.

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A new UNSW study shows that the majority of lung cancers can be prevented. The findings strongly support the importance of preventing the uptake of smoking and assisting Australians in quitting.

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An Australian-first study by UNSW researchers has analysed millions of Medicare claims to gain insights into Australian general practice. The study opens up a new toolbox for exploring how patients use health care services.

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A UNSW team of data scientists and clinicians have won the top prize at the second annual Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Datathon held at the National University of Singapore.

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Digital health experts have gathered at UNSW to discuss the future of healthcare technology and the use of big data in health systems around the world at the first International Digital Health Symposium.

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The latest report on Assisted Reproductive Techonology in Australia and New Zealand reveals that for the first time, more babies are born from IVF treatment using frozen embryos.

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