UNSW Medicine & Health

A person infected with monkeypox with welts on their hand and leg

Two cases of monkeypox have been reported in Australia. Resurgence of this virus could be due to the ending of smallpox vaccination.

Professor Gail Matthews from the Kirby Institute talks about long covid

It’s estimated one in 10 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 will have lingering symptoms, but most people will improve over time.  

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Projects testing the cost-effectiveness of vaporised nicotine products to quit smoking and understanding the health factors influencing dementia are among those to receive NHMRC funding.

Health research

NSW Health’s Round Six of the Prevention Research Support Program will fund research on infectious diseases, drug and alcohol use and primary health care.

Two cars stranded in flood waters

Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. So why do people do it?

range of ready to pour spirits on a shelf in a bar setting

Localised data on alcohol-related harm and licensed outlets will help decisions on new liquor licences maintain a health focus.

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A significant cryptocurrency donation to UNSW Sydney will support an open-source tool providing early warning of emerging pandemics.

Dumb bells on the floor of an old-school gym

Powerlifting is just as effective as bodyweight exercise for chronic low back pain, new study reveals. 

An MRI of Alzheimer's Disease

What can you do to help put the brakes on this cruel and debilitating disease? 

Close up of a person in hospital scrubbs making notes on a clipboard

If hospitals know a person has an intellectual disability, they can tailor communication and care to improve their treatment and health outcomes.

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