Health

Two baby mice in a teacup

A new microchip could help scientists uncover secrets of heart regeneration in baby mice.

An ill child lies in a hospital bed attached to a medical device

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalisations, a new UNSW study reveals.

Person using their smart phone

When people who test positive to COVID-19 become subject to ridicule for their activities, it could make others feel reluctant to reveal their movements to contact tracers.

YourIVFSuccess launch

YourIVFSuccess, a UNSW-developed website, enables patients to calculate their chance of IVF success.

Old-school cartoon showing demon biting an enflamed foot

No longer just a disease of kings, the prevalence of gout is increasing around the world.

man holding his head in pain while drinking at a public bar

Adolescents who had more and more blackouts each year had a much higher risk of developing severe alcohol problems.

A collection of colourful charity ribbons signifying cancer awareness, pictured with a stethoscope.

This World Cancer Day, a range of UNSW Medicine & Health cancer researchers, clinicians and scientists are available for media interviews across all aspects of cancer, from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

A colourful digital illustration of the human gut microbiome

People with non-alcohol-related liver cancer have a unique gut microbiome profile which could help predict disease risk, a UNSW Sydney study has found.

A doctor administering a vaccine to a patient

This is the key number that will determine when we can stop living under the shadow of COVID

Female doctor consults with female patient online via laptop screen

COVID has highlighted the differences in healthcare affordability across the globe, with a glimpse into what the future of medicine could look like if we don’t act.

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