Health

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Antimicrobial resistance is sometimes called an "epidemic" and some experts predict it will cause 10 million deaths by 2050, but new research puts it into perspective.

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In most Australian states, if you have certain STIs, you have a legal responsibility to notify your potential sexual partners, Dr Denton Callander writes.

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Before choosing the more costly in-patient option for rehabilitation after knee replacement surgery, consider out-patient rehab, which delivers results just as quickly, Justine Naylor writes.

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Personalised medicine for childhood cancers in Australia is a step closer thanks to the Zero Childhood Cancer program’s national clinical trial launched today.

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A UNSW study has found immunisation policy for refugees differs substantially across states and territories, highlighting the need for a national strategy.

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Hospital infection control guidelines worldwide have long recommended surgical masks for infections spread by droplets, but UNSW research challenges that approach.

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Commemoration ceremonies by medical students are helping to shake off anatomy’s dubious history, Nalini Pather and Goran Štrkalj write.

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UNSW research has offered completely new thinking on stroke, building on knowledge about the protein tau in Alzheimer’s disease.

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A UNSW-Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network team has produced an interactive e-book that is already improving asthma awareness in Australian schools.

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As its name suggests, Gardasil 9 protects against nine types of HPV, five more than the existing Gardasil. Recent studies have shown it takes only two doses, with implications for cost and convenience, writes Terri Foran.

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