UNSW Medicine

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.

A long queue of masked people lined up to get their COVID-19 vaccination shots

Information may be changing as quickly as the COVID-19 virus mutates, but being open and transparent about it fosters trust and social cohesion.

child alone during lockdown

Becoming socially withdrawn or acting out are signs your child may be distressed. 

Hepatitis C testing

A program jointly run by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney will set Australia on a path to eliminate hepatitis C.

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