UNSW Medicine & Health

Small child sitting hunched over against the wall hugging their knees

A new study has found autism is the top risk factor for bullying among all neurodiversities.

A woman sitting on the edge of a bed, bent over, holding her stomach

Clinicians are now able to give a clinical diagnosis of “suspected endometriosis” based on symptoms and a physical examination.

RPA hospital emergency department in New South Wales

One in four young people who present to the emergency department will return within one year. How do we reduce this number? 

Woman holding fertility stick

The fertility treatment developed by UNSW Sydney’s Professor Robert Gilchrist in conjunction with Belgian researchers offers a less invasive and cheaper alternative to IVF.

Supercharged cells infected by Delta and Omicron

Researchers from the Kirby Institute have developed a world-first method for rapid isolation and characterisation of COVID-19 variants.

A man hands containing pills

The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows more than 1800 drug-induced deaths in Australia in 2020.

Catherine Greenhill and Michelle Haber

UNSW Sydney professors from UNSW Science and UNSW Medicine & Health have been recognised among the nation’s most distinguished scientists.

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks of how addressing inequitable access to advances in healthcare can help prevent the cracks of inequality in society.

A person infected with monkeypox with welts on their hand and leg

Two cases of monkeypox have been reported in Australia. Resurgence of this virus could be due to the ending of smallpox vaccination.

Professor Gail Matthews from the Kirby Institute talks about long covid

It’s estimated one in 10 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 will have lingering symptoms, but most people will improve over time.  

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