Health

Cervical Cancer testing in PNG

Researchers at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney have been awarded $1.59 million to pursue the elimination of cervical cancer in rural Papua New Guinea.

very angry young girl

Early childhood emotional and behavioural problems can increase the risk of later contact with the criminal justice system.

health worker with mask and gloves

Health workers have long called for better protections against COVID-19. Well fitting masks are now required when caring for COVID-19 patients. But the guidelines on ventilation miss the mark.

people walking through airport arrivals

People who contract COVID, and their contacts, have successfully self-isolated at home since the pandemic began.

person in hospital bed

A new study shows the impact of systemic neglect in health care on people with intellectual disability.

Young depressed person

A new report reveals how COVID-19 affected young Australians during the pandemic restrictions last year. 

Covid 19 and dementia

Dr Katya Numbers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique risks to people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Helen Milroy

Chronic underinvestment in child mental health highlighted as nominations open for the 2021 Australian Mental Health Prize.

Man holding red aids ribbon, HIV/AIDS

We don’t know enough about biological processes in people who are ageing with HIV - a new study sheds light on the matter.

Heart monitor

A study involving Victor Chang and UNSW Sydney researchers has been given a significant funding boost to investigate genetic causes of atrial fibrillation.

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