UNSW Medicine & Health

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.

alcohol delivered to door

The regulation of online alcohol sales worldwide does not meet the same standard as walk-in bottle shops.

Woman who recently underwent cancer treatment wearing a headscarf

The findings come as welcome news as NSW lockdowns continue – but future cancer treatment patterns will depend on how current infection rates develop.

Professor Raina MacIntyre Medconnect

Truthfulness, acknowledging uncertainty and understanding the workforce are key leadership elements, say senior health leaders.

Close-up of newborn baby's feet poking out of blanket

Gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy might have a high up-front price tag. But by screening and treating infants early, the therapy can save both lives and money in the long term.

smoke from bushfires at sydney circular quay

A UNSW survey has explored the links between bushfire smoke and adverse health effects.

Woman buying multiple packs of toilet paper

‘Panic buying’ might be a normal human response to uncertainty, after all.

GP with patient

UNSW Sydney researchers have been awarded $1.9 million for a project that will develop and deliver rare disease resources, education and training.

Delta variant

The Delta variant is likely to become the most dominant strain globally. What does that mean for current and future variants?

UNSW National Science week 2021

UNSW will play a key role in Australia's annual science celebration hosting several digital events.

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