UNSW Medicine & Health

Male and female medical staff bandage a limb in an operation theatre

These three common surgeries have been found to be of little to no benefit, but thousands are still performed every year.

man wearing hat looking out onto the water

If you’ve had a skin cancer check lately, you might have been told to consider adding a daily vitamin B3 pill to your skin safety regime.

Elgene Lim

Professor Elgene Lim has been recognised for his outstanding outcomes in breast cancer research.

RNA Institute launch group labs

Director of the Institute, Professor Pall Thordarson says the RNA revolution is just getting started.

Close-up of a bag of blood on a drip stand in a hospital

New research will estimate the proportion of the population who have been infected with COVID-19 - even if they didn’t have symptoms or get a test.

A woman sitting on the toilet prepares to use some toilet paper

Two Australians with bipolar have been successfully treated with poo transplants, allowing them to come off, or reduce, their medications. Here’s where the science is up to.

Rebecca Guy

Professor Rebecca Guy has been honoured for her public health work for vulnerable communities, such as point-of-care testing for STIs and COVID-19.

flood waters

Councils are trying to balance competing priorities in urban development, with limited resources and stretched budgets.

Dr Ira Deveson

Medical researchers are now working on validations and expect the test to be standard in global pathology labs within five years.

A woman scientist uses a pipette to deliver substances to multiple test-tubes

Researchers at the Kirby Institute have received an MRFF grant to determine the best time for COVID-19 boosters for people starting immunosuppression. 

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