Australian children with undiagnosed autism will continue to fall through the cracks unless screening programs are overhauled, according to a leading UNSW child psychiatrist.
An Australian study has found suicide risk assessments of mental health patients give results only slightly better than chance, prompting calls for a review of the way treatment resources are allocated.
UNSW researchers working to fast-track cancer treatments from the laboratory to the bedside have received major backing in the latest round of funding from The Cancer Institute NSW.
An initiative aimed at improving outcomes for children with the most difficult-to-treat cancer has received a $20m pledge from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
A study that found Australians changed their use of statin medications after an ABC TV Catalyst program questioned their effectiveness has won a National Prize for Excellence in Medical Research.
As we approach the edge of the fiscal cliff, we need to get smarter about how we tackle ageing and disease. And the way to do that is sitting right there in your pocket, writes Louisa Jorm.
NSW is on track to virtually eliminate HIV transmission by 2020 as an expanded PrEP trial, led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW, enrols its one thousandth participant in record time.
An exquisite example of research in action, orthopaedic researcher and surgeon Bill Walsh and his team are inventing the biomedical devices of the future.
UNSW experts have questioned new research that found potatoes increase your risk of high blood pressure, saying it is important to look at the whole diet and not just individual foods.
We now know that separation anxiety can afflict anyone, with almost half the cases of lifetime separation anxiety first manifesting in adulthood, writes Vijaya Manicavasagar.