health

Ending the pain of loneliness in Australia

UNSW researcher Dr Sophie Lewis says health professionals can often misdiagnose loneliness as depression.

surgery

Professional societies of doctors, surgeons or physiotherapists are more likely to recommend against treatments provided by others, our new research shows.

founders 2019

The Health10x program is working on innovative and tech-based solutions to address the world’s biggest health problems.

medical research equipment

The academy has elected 40 new fellows, including eight from UNSW Sydney.

Professor Deborah Lupton

Professor Deborah Lupton will ask how digital development can help millions of people live healthier, longer lives. 

heart attack

It's time characters on TV reflected not only women's experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.

wheelchair user and guide dog

The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.

glucose monitoring patch for diabetes

A small patch allows people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels easily. But this technology isn't currently subsidised, so many everyday Australians who could benefit are missing out.

How do people get cancer?

What is cancer – the deadly disease that affects the lives of millions of people around the world each year? And… why do some people get it, and others not? 

female gym

When you think of steroid users, it's likely you picture a male in the gym with huge muscles. But all sorts of people use steroids for all sorts of reasons.

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