Processed meat, including bacon, has been classified as causing cancer in humans while red meat could also be a culprit, according to a new report by the World Health Organization released today.
UNSW refugee advocate Anne Bunde-Birouste, emergency medicine mentor Gordian Fulde, and JD student Laura O'Reilly have been named as state finalists for Australian of the Year awards.
A pill a day can prevent HIV, but there’s no guarantee Australians will get access to this life saving drug anytime soon, writes Bridget Haire.
UNSW-linked dementia research has been given a major boost with six academics receiving prestigious Dementia Research Development Fellowships worth up to $605,000 each.
A new project to sequence the genomes of families living with bipolar disorder should identify some of the complex genetic factors behind the debilitating disease.
Did American mathematician John Nash suffer from schizophrenia? Confusion about his condition serves as an illustration of the common diagnostic difficulty faced by clinicians, writes Gordon Parker.
A UNSW study has found Fiji’s poor are getting a fair share of the benefits from the Fiji government’s spending on healthcare but that challenges regarding the quality of health services remain.
Prison bans will not reduce smoking rates unless more support is given to prisoners to help them kick the habit once and for all, according to UNSW researchers.
Scientists are now better able to predict how quickly the HIV virus will return after patients stop treatment following a discovery by researchers at UNSW and the University of Oxford.
Codeine-related deaths in Australia more than doubled between 2000 and 2009, largely due to accidental overdoses, new research from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has found.