UNSW Medicine

Ice Addict

Australia is following the lead of the United States and sending ex-ice users into schools in the hope they can influence kids' attitudes towards drug use, write Nicole Lee and Nicola Newton.


An international study of twins aged 65 and older has unlocked important clues about how genes influence the development of key grey matter structures, paving the way for a genetic blueprint of the human brain. 


UNSW’s women’s AFL team, the UNSW-Eastern Suburbs Stingrays, will head to the grand final this weekend hoping to bring home the premiership for the first time.


Experts are petitioning the TGA to remove nicotine from the Poisons Standard so e-cigarettes can legally be used to quit smoking, writes Colin Mendelsohn.

Mediterranean diet

Even for those on statins, a healthy Mediterranean eating pattern brings extra benefits, writes Rosemary Stanton.


Physical activity trackers that can also monitor our mood will be increasingly used to detect, diagnose and treat mental illness, according to one of America’s top mental health experts. 


The chances of having a baby following IVF treatment are steadily improving, according to a new UNSW report.

drugs online

Today, there are more than 20 Silk Road-style cryptomarkets selling illicit drugs, or more than 55 if single-vendors are included, write Monica Barratt and Judith Aldridge.


A diet rich in pomegranates had significant positive impacts on the brain health of mice with Alzheimer’s disease, an international research team led by UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing has found.


Naloxone is used as an "antidote" to opioid overdose, reversing the effects of heroin, and pain medicines such as morphine, fentanyl and codeine, write Suzanne Nielsen and Simon Lenton.