UNSW Medicine & Health

Older women with doctor in a gynaecology appointment

Vaginal laser therapy treatments claim to reduce negative vaginal symptoms of menopause – experienced by about half of all women – by up to 100 per cent. A new trial shows they might not work at all.

2021 AMHP finalists

The breadth of this year’s finalists demonstrates the diverse and deeply compassionate work being undertaken in many challenging areas in mental health.

Women on tin can phones

It isn’t mandatory to be vaccinated and some regard it as a private matter. So what is the best way to way to ask someone their vaccination status?

Artwork showing two hands about to touch behind a star shape of electron orbits

A breakthrough in 3D bioprinting that will revolutionise cancer research is among the UNSW projects which have received a prestigious Eureka Prize award.

hand touching water

Nobel Prize-winning research has revealed the various molecules that help us sense temperature, touch, pain, and even the positioning of our body parts.

aboriginal football players stand with their arms around each others shoulders

Physical activity and sport are important in Indigenous cultures. How can barriers to participation be removed?

protesters hold signs opposing compulsory vaccination for nurses

The vast majority of health workers accept COVID vaccinations, but we need to ensure the concerns of the minority are heard.

People gather for picnics near Sydney Opera House

There are five groups in our community who are vulnerable under our current reopening plan. Here are the things we should do to help protect them.

A pregnant person holding pills

A panel of experts has urged caution regarding paracetamol during pregnancy. But that doesn’t change current advice to discuss pain relief with your doctor or pharmacist.

Crosswords and brain health

Enjoying crosswords, sudoku and chess are just some ways to lower the risk of dementia, says clinical neuropsychologist at UNSW Sydney.

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