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The four winners of the Australian Mental Health Prize 2022

The Australian Mental Health Prize has expanded to four categories for the first time since it was established in 2016.

Patient holding hands with doctor

Spinal muscular atrophy and cystic fibrosis are among the rare diseases being explored by UNSW Medicine & Health researchers.

The Coral Princess cruise ship docked in a harbour

We’ve learned much from large COVID outbreaks linked to the Ruby Princess and Diamond Princess cruise ships early in the pandemic. But there’s still some way to go

CVRN award winners

Professor Jamie Vandenberg, Associate Professor Clare Arnott and Associate Professor Eleni Giannoulatou have taken out all categories in the 2022 CVRN Ministerial Awards for Cardiovascular Research.

Happy senior couple in the park

Keeping up with friends into old age could help prevent dementia.

Members of the GeneEQUAL team

The research led by UNSW Sydney aims to make genetic tests and genetic counselling for people with intellectual disability more accessible and equitable.

A person with head leaning on their hands holding a small bag of drugs

The deaths are largely due to more widespread use, says the study's lead author and expert on the morbidity and mortality associated with illicit drug use.

A woman and man lifting weights in a gym

If you can’t lift heavy or it’s not your thing, please don’t think lifting lighter weights is a waste of time.

Sandbags protect a local business as flood water washes by

UNSW Sydney experts available to comment on flooding and record rain.

Brain scans to diagnose Alzheimer's

Clinical trial results for lecanemab are a significant step rather than a ‘historic breakthrough’, say UNSW experts in Alzheimer’s disease.

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