UNSW Medicine

doctor measuring patient's blood pressure

The number of people with high blood pressure has doubled over the past 30 years, a comprehensive analysis has shown.

People celebrate in Israel

Australia plans to begin relaxing restrictions once 70% of over-16s are fully vaccinated. But as Israel shows us, it’s likely not enough to reach herd immunity, especially with the Delta variant.

Breakthrough infections

Immune fitness, virus variant and vaccine type are all factors that can contribute to breakthrough infections in the fully immunised.

woman at kitchen table looking exhausted

Feeling exhausted, unable to concentrate and wanting to withdraw and disconnect from the world and those around you? You could be heading towards burnout.

Fighting infections with antibiotics

Study reveals substantial drop in antibiotic prescribing following COVID-19 restrictions, but will this practice continue in the post-pandemic era?

Scientia Building at UNSW

ARC grants will support innovation in engineering, science, medicine and business.

A man standing on a tall tower looking down on a man on a small tower

UNSW Sydney and ACOSS release a report showing the relationship between income and health, as major inequities in the vaccine rollout emerge.

UNSW Library Lawn

The Fellows have secured more than $9.5 million for projects in engineering, law, science, business, the humanities and medicine.

A woman doctor discusses results with a female patient

Women who found out their genetic risk for breast cancer had fewer regrets than those who opted not to find out.

a masked woman walks by sydney opera house

NSW needs to mandate masks outdoors, provide adequate financial support, set up a ‘ring of steel’, use rapid tests for essential workers, and ensure cases not in full isolation get to zero, among others.

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