UNSW Medicine & Health

Fighting infections with antibiotics

Study reveals substantial drop in antibiotic prescribing following COVID-19 restrictions, but will this practice continue in the post-pandemic era?

Scientia Building at UNSW

ARC grants will support innovation in engineering, science, medicine and business.

A man standing on a tall tower looking down on a man on a small tower

UNSW Sydney and ACOSS release a report showing the relationship between income and health, as major inequities in the vaccine rollout emerge.

UNSW Library Lawn

The Fellows have secured more than $9.5 million for projects in engineering, law, science, business, the humanities and medicine.

a masked woman walks by sydney opera house

NSW needs to mandate masks outdoors, provide adequate financial support, set up a ‘ring of steel’, use rapid tests for essential workers, and ensure cases not in full isolation get to zero, among others.

alcohol delivered to door

The regulation of online alcohol sales worldwide does not meet the same standard as walk-in bottle shops.

Woman who recently underwent cancer treatment wearing a headscarf

The findings come as welcome news as NSW lockdowns continue – but future cancer treatment patterns will depend on how current infection rates develop.

Professor Raina MacIntyre Medconnect

Truthfulness, acknowledging uncertainty and understanding the workforce are key leadership elements, say senior health leaders.

Close-up of newborn baby's feet poking out of blanket

Gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy might have a high up-front price tag. But by screening and treating infants early, the therapy can save both lives and money in the long term.

smoke from bushfires at sydney circular quay

A UNSW survey has explored the links between bushfire smoke and adverse health effects.

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