The George Institute for Global Health

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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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COVID-19-induced pneumonia can lead to serious and long-term consequences, says a UNSW respiratory expert.

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UNSW researchers are developing an app to reduce re-admission of stroke patients to hospital and an online shopping tool to reduce blood pressure.

Covid-19 research

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding from the Australian Government for COVID-19 projects, including the development of new antibody drugs and to repurpose medications.

Diabetes management

This World Diabetes Day, UNSW is highlighting the recent advances its academics and students are making in diabetes research. 

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New research shows that the great health crisis of the 21st century is especially a risk to the heart health of women.

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A road safety survey highlights how to reduce risk for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote and rural communities.

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Aboriginal children are almost twice as likely as non-Aboriginal children to suffer unintentional injury – and the situation hasn't improved for more than 15 years, a new study shows.

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