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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.

Young girl coughing

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

a human heart in virtual reality

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. 

healthy_hearts_in_women.jpg

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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