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UNSW National Science week 2021

UNSW will play a key role in Australia's annual science celebration hosting several digital events.

masked man waits for the light rail in sydney

In Hong Kong, SARS created a new social norm, where people accepted mask use as part of their 'civic responsibility'.

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The glossary will be translated into 31 languages.

Aged care with demential and increased medication

New research reveals people with dementia entering aged care with a new GP experienced a 20 per cent increase in prescribed medication.

A senior Aboriginal man receiving a COVID-19 vaccine

As the Delta strain spreads in Australia, there is increasing urgency to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are vaccinated.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and astrazeneca policy

The Prime Minister is asking people in Greater Sydney to consider bringing forward their second AstraZeneca dose but what is the official health advice?   

Low back pain

Muscle relaxants might not be as effective at easing back pain as previously thought, a review indicates.

hand crushing cigarette

UNSW Sydney researchers have compared plant extract cytisine to an established quit smoking aid in a clinical trial for the first time.

Vaccinating children

Experts suggest vaccination of children must be part of Australia’s exit strategy, especially with the Delta variant of the virus.

prep

Researchers have revealed the final results of the first study that measured the impact of PrEP on reducing HIV in a large population.

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