UNSW Medicine & Health

Blood smear under microscopy showing on Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts a type of white blood cell.

Scientists have tracked and analysed cancer cell behaviour with a novel cellular ‘barcoding technology’.

Doctor using sphygmomanometer with stethoscope checking blood pressure to a patient in the hospital.

Leading experts on hypertension have issued a call to action to improve uncontrolled blood pressure in Australia.

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Mudith Jayasekara and Rosemary Kirk will receive the prestigious scholarships to continue their studies at Oxford.

Selfies and safety

One minute the young man was standing on the edge of a cliff, taking a selfie. The next minute, tragedy struck.  

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The pioneering researchers have been honoured for excellence in biological sciences, physical sciences and innovation. 

closeup of a young man with a red awareness ribbon for the fight against AIDS in his hand

Forty years after the first case of AIDS was described in the United States, the number of people diagnosed with HIV in Australia is at an all-time low.

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An analysis published in the lead up to World AIDS Day reveals that HIV is ‘virally suppressed’ in only 59 per cent of children and adolescents on treatment.

A surfer waits for a wave at sunset or sunrise

UNSW scientists will be assessing the role surfers play in rescuing swimmers in distress as well as their broader contribution to society in a world-first, global survey.

hands breaking apart a cigarette

This is the first study to compare the cardiovascular safety of two popular quit smoking medicines.

Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh

UNSW Sydney researchers have been awarded a $1.3m grant to establish support programs for local psychologists in Syria, Turkey and Bangladesh.

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