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WHO falls report

UNSW researchers say implementation of new fall prevention strategies will have real impact on lives

Pills tipping out of a bottle

A new clinical trial led by a UNSW Medicine & Health professor receives more than $2.3m in funding.

Dr Negin Hesam-Shariati and Associate Professor Sylvia Gustan

Teaching people to gain control over their brain to relieve chronic pain and improving food and water security are two of the innovative UNSW Sydney projects to receive Ideas Grants.

Shoppers queue outside wearing face masks because of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines on the UNSW Newsroom this year, but readers also wanted to know more about research in other health areas.

UNSW Library Lawn and building

UNSW Sydney researchers have secured $5.8 million for six projects that will improve Australian public health services.

Bronwyn Graham's illustrated backdrop of male lab rats and 'invisible women'

From baking to black swans, and male lab rats to mavericks, UNSW researchers reflect on lessons from our time in a socially distanced world.

Parents argue while child covers ears

UNSW researchers seek workers helping people impacted by domestic and family violence for a study into how services are meeting community need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Young female on hospital bed

Conjoint Professor at UNSW Medicine and respiratory disease expert Christine Jenkins says COVID pneumonia happens when the virus invades the lungs and causes an inflammatory reaction that compromises the function of the lung.

Medication on counter

A major clinical trial has found that allopurinol does not prevent worsening of kidney disease – despite up to 20 per cent of kidney disease patients being prescribed the medication.

Female patient with female doctor

COVID-19 is the latest example of a disease that affects men and women differently, with more women being infected in many countries and more men dying as a result of it.

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