There is compelling evidence that nicotine e-cigarettes can be a safe and effective way to help smokers quit, writes Colin Mendelsohn.
The largest randomised control trial to evaluate the effectiveness of ketamine as a new treatment for major depression has begun across Australia and New Zealand.
Decriminalisation of personal drug use and possession saves public money and has significant public health benefits, according to a new report by UNSW.
UNSW's Minoti Apte has been honoured at the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research for her work on pancreatic cancer.
Australian cancer researchers have developed a highly promising nanomedicine that could improve treatment for pancreatic cancer – the most deadly cancer in Australia.
Unimmunised travellers visiting family and friends overseas remain the biggest source of measles outbreaks in Australia, according to new UNSW research.
Experts are calling for national mental health care standards to help address the significant emotional toll faced by the 65,000 Australians living with congenital heart disease.
Australian funding of new hepatitis C treatments has provided the therapeutic tools to eliminate the disease as a public health issue within a decade, writes Greg Dore.
Australia is on track to eliminate hepatitis C if record numbers of people living with the virus continue to seek and receive breakthrough antiviral treatment, according to a new analysis.
The potential for blood-based diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is excellent, but we have much further to travel, write Anne Poljak and Perminder Sachdev.