An Australian-first research centre promises to realise the potential of big data to reduce the costs of healthcare while simultaneously improving the prevention and management of many diseases.
UNSW ethicist Dr Bridget Haire says doctors working in immigration detention face tough ethical dilemmas and may find themselves unable to fulfill their professional obligations.
UNSW’s Professor Maree Teesson has won a prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize for her outstanding mentorship of a team of young researchers.
Teenagers who use cannabis daily before the age of 17 are 60% less likely to complete high school and seven times more likely to attempt suicide than those who haven't used the drug, UNSW research shows.
Global guidelines in place to protect health workers treating Ebola in the field could be putting lives at risk, says UNSW infectious diseases expert Professor Raina MacIntyre.
Teenagers whose parents supply alcohol in adolescence are three times as likely to be drinking full serves of alcohol at 16 compared to teens in families that do not, a major NDARC study has found.
UNSW professor of public health Lisa Jackson Pulver will spend the next month at NITV, SBS's dedicated Indigenous news channel, as Scientist in Residence.
UNSW researchers are recruiting for a study that could reveal the drivers of aggression in boys, opening up new treatments to stem violent offenders in future generations.
UNSW is to be the home of a new laboratory set up by Europe’s flagship life sciences institute with the aim of transforming medicine at the molecular level.
Detecting and treating patients before they have a cardiac arrest isn’t rocket science, but it’s a life saver, writes Ken Hillman.