UNSW Medicine

Man holding an ecstasy pill. Focus on the pill

Results from annual surveys of people who regularly use drugs in Australia have revealed a range of concerning trends in 2021.

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet announcing RNA facility

It’s hoped NSW’s first RNA pilot manufacturing facility will spearhead a commercialised RNA industry in the state.

screen fatigue

Back-to-back video calls, emails, texts and report writing – you’ve probably clocked up more screen time than you realise. 

Man holds cup of liquid

They’re calling for advice before using bleach or disinfectant. Or they’re calling to ask about side-effects after gargling, spraying or bathing in them. It’s a worry.

travellers arriving at airport

As we begin to emerge from restrictions, there are many things the federal government could do to improve the conditions for those stranded, and speed up their return home.

Crowds at Coogee after lockdwon

After months of being in lockdown, it’s very normal to feel overwhelmed when reconnecting with society.

Artwork showing two hands about to touch behind a star shape of electron orbits

A breakthrough in 3D bioprinting that will revolutionise cancer research is among the UNSW projects which have received a prestigious Eureka Prize award.

hand touching water

Nobel Prize-winning research has revealed the various molecules that help us sense temperature, touch, pain, and even the positioning of our body parts.

Crosswords and brain health

Enjoying crosswords, sudoku and chess are just some ways to lower the risk of dementia, says clinical neuropsychologist at UNSW Sydney.

sign on restaurant window stipulating people have to show proof of vaccination

If staff enforce the rules, they risk harassment and lost tips. But if they overlook unsafe behaviour, they risk further COVID transmission.

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