In a reversal of the heroin epidemic of the late 90s and early 2000s, older Australians aged 35 to 54 are now more likely to die from an opioid overdose, a new report reveals.
Surgeons who rely on a patient’s own report of their nasal function may not be getting an accurate picture – unless they first assess their patient's mental health, UNSW research finds.
Every day, four Australians are diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), but many people's resistance to the best available treatment has been poorly understood until now.
Infection and immunity researcher Anthony Kelleher from the Kirby Institute has been welcomed as Acting Dean of UNSW Medicine.
An international study has provided compelling evidence that we inherit more than a DNA blueprint from our mothers and fathers – we also inherit vital instructions on how to use this blueprint.
The Kirby Institute's Rebecca Guy is the fourth outstanding woman researcher from UNSW to win the Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship in the past three years.
UNSW research finds medical students aren't getting enough sleep, which is vital to their wellbeing and cognitive performance.
UNSW’s Centre for Big Data Research in Health has a new and improved way to estimate the numbers of cancers that could be avoided if Australians changed their lifestyles.
The research contributions of UNSW PhD student Dr Adeniyi Borire have been recognised by the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
A new video to support bereaved parents uses their own words and experiences, rather than the advice of "experts".