health

fruit and veg

Critics of a popular Instagram contributor should read up on nutrition science before attacking her vegan diet, argues Rebecca LeBard. 

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UNSW’s 50 year partnership with the Prince of Wales hospital has been celebrated with a gala dinner attended by staff, alumni and special guests from both institutions.

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UNSW has received $37 million in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

15 childhood cancer crop

While survival rates for childhood cancers are increasing, researchers are concerned most survivors are not returning for necessary, long-term follow up care.

16 Fiji health crop

Tackling premature death in Pacific Islanders caused by conditions such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease is the focus of a project funded by AusAID.

Hospital waiting

There are already encouraging signs that Medicare Locals are starting to deliver results. But if they’re axed, Australia could be derailing its path to a more equitable health system, write Mark Harris, Elizabeth Harris and Nick Zwar.

Joseph mcdonald

Indigenous doctor Josef McDonald, who has just graduated from UNSW, plans to focus his career on mental health problems in his community.

Brain stroke drupal

Patients who suffer stroke-like attacks can have mortality rates 20 per cent higher than the general population, new research finds, leading to calls for better stroke prevention strategies.

Research into snakebite venom, the role of sex hormones in schizophrenia, and ways to reduce smoking rates in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups has won UNSW more than $46 million in federal government health funding.

Hand inside

UNSW researchers will play a key role in a health-care initiative in Timor-Leste.

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