UNSW Medicine

closeup of a young man with a red awareness ribbon for the fight against AIDS in his hand

Forty years after the first case of AIDS was described in the United States, the number of people diagnosed with HIV in Australia is at an all-time low.

know your HIV status sign

An analysis published in the lead up to World AIDS Day reveals that HIV is ‘virally suppressed’ in only 59 per cent of children and adolescents on treatment.

hands breaking apart a cigarette

This is the first study to compare the cardiovascular safety of two popular quit smoking medicines.

Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh

UNSW Sydney researchers have been awarded a $1.3m grant to establish support programs for local psychologists in Syria, Turkey and Bangladesh.

hand with contact lens

Orthokeratology involves wearing a specially designed rigid contact lens overnight. There’s good evidence it can help slow the progression of myopia. But like all treatments, there are risks, too.

Christmas stress

Christmas can be stressful for a variety of reasons. Reduce your stress by applying these helpful techniques.  

two masked people walk in a night market

For starters, we need to start thinking of fully vaccinated as three doses, not two. But vaccines alone won’t be enough.

COVID-19 vaccine in doctor’s hand close-up, woman in mask holds bottle with vaccine

This is the first and largest study to predict protection against variants using neutralising antibodies.

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UNSW Sydney continues to see a year-on-year increase in the number of researchers named as providing global leadership.

Ian Hickie and Honor Eastly

Mental health advocate Honor Eastly and Professor Ian Hickie AM are winners of the 2021 Australian Mental Health Prize.

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