UNSW Medicine & Health

an older man sits on a bench looking into the distance

If we consider suicide rates within age groups, men over 85 are at three times the average risk. We should make sure older men have ways to express when they’re not coping and seek help.

father and daughter doing exercise in living room

A self-paced digital health program has potential to help survivors of childhood cancer build healthy lifestyle behaviours.

A box of fresh fruit and vegetables

A new study prescribing ‘food as medicine’ shows promise for doctors and patients managing diet-related diseases.

Groups of people picnicking in park

When the pandemic hit, green space was there for us at a time when others weren’t or couldn’t be. Urban greening might be the solution to the ‘lonelygenic environment’ that our cities have created.

young adult female cancer patient wearing headscarf looking out window

A self-guided digital intervention is showing promise for helping cancer survivors manage their post-treatment uncertainty.

A woman clutches at her back and grimaces in pain

A treatment that trains both the brain and the body has shown important effects on pain and disability, a new study has found.

NSW Ambulance driving through a shopping centre

Paramedics can miss a stroke diagnosis in women in time-critical treatment window, study finds.

monkeypox virus

There are steps to avoid infection and a vaccine is likely, says a public health expert from the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney.

high angle shot of different dairy milk alternatives with their main ingredients

Moo-ve out of the way cow’s milk, we’re drinking more dairy substitutes than ever before.

A crowd, photo taken from behind

Serosurveys provide a more complete picture of how much COVID is out there than testing alone, because they measure antibodies to the virus.

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