Australia's first integrated cancer research facility - the Lowy Cancer Research Centre - will be officially opened this Friday 28 May.
They might be in the infancy of their medical careers, but a group of UNSW students has launched Australia's first medical journal produced for and by medical students.
Good living, a happy outlook and avoiding obesity are more important than genes in prolonging life, according to the first study of Australian centenarians compiled by UNSW researchers.
Negative attitudes towards obese people are based on an emotional response of disgust, a new study suggests.
Fiji's attitude to sex work could be exposing the Pacific nation to a rapid spread of HIV/AIDS, with devastating consequences, a new AusAID-funded study has found.
The Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mark Butler, will open the 11th Social Research Conference on HIV, hepatitis C and related diseases at the University of New South Wales this week (8-9 April).
Australia's first research group dedicated to tackling the rising incidence of brain tumours has been established at UNSW, following a $2.3 million donation by the Cure for Life Foundation.
The number of Australians seeking hospital treatment for cannabis-related problems has jumped 30 per cent since 2002, with older users most affected, according to a UNSW study.
Many nations are failing to roll out prevention strategies required to contain the spread of HIV among injecting drug users, a landmark Australian study has found.
UNSW researchers have received $5.1 million from the federal government to continue groundbreaking work to improve assessments and outcomes for people with dementia.