Raina MacIntyre

22 flujab 1

For middle-aged people with narrowed arteries, new research finds the flu vaccine may almost halve the risk of a heart attack. 

26 HPV Cancer crop

The human papillomavirus triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma, new UNSW research shows.

China mask

Health care workers who consistently wear special fitted face masks are much less likely to get clinical respiratory and bacterial infections, according to new research led by UNSW academics.

Including quality-of-life impacts in assessments of national vaccination programs would lead to many benefits, including improved productivity and less sick leave for parents, according to an editorial co-authored by a UNSW researcher, that has appeared the Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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