Health

Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh

UNSW Sydney researchers have been awarded a $1.3m grant to establish support programs for local psychologists in Syria, Turkey and Bangladesh.

hand with contact lens

Orthokeratology involves wearing a specially designed rigid contact lens overnight. There’s good evidence it can help slow the progression of myopia. But like all treatments, there are risks, too.

Christmas stress

Christmas can be stressful for a variety of reasons. Reduce your stress by applying these helpful techniques.  

two masked people walk in a night market

For starters, we need to start thinking of fully vaccinated as three doses, not two. But vaccines alone won’t be enough.

Group of women at an anti-vaccination protest, one holding a sign that says "No matter what the situation, remind yourself 'I have a choice'."

Emotive claims, like COVID vaccination being unethical or coercive, are more likely to be shared on social media. But we can fight back.

COVID-19 vaccine in doctor’s hand close-up, woman in mask holds bottle with vaccine

This is the first and largest study to predict protection against variants using neutralising antibodies.

Ian Hickie and Honor Eastly

Mental health advocate Honor Eastly and Professor Ian Hickie AM are winners of the 2021 Australian Mental Health Prize.

pink underpants decorated with flowers hanging on a clothes line.

The complex and fascinating community of ‘bugs’ that live in the vagina have just been linked to a groundbreaking new test to identify the risk of preterm birth.

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Fewer than half of people with alcohol use disorder who received professional help perceived their treatment as helpful.

Remote Australian community

Researchers and clinicians will work in close partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop a national framework for ‘point-of-care’ testing for infectious diseases. 

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