Elderly people near the end of their lives are receiving hospital treatment that is too aggressive, a UNSW-led study has found.
A UNSW-led team researching a drug to avoid insulin resistance was greeted with an unexpected result that could have implications for the nation's rising rates of obesity and associated disease.
A smallpox outbreak originating in Fiji was the hypothetical scenario confronting researchers, frontline responders and policymakers gathered at UNSW Sydney.
The number of people dying as a result of opioid use has risen markedly, says a report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney.
Millions of people around the world could have a simpler way to reduce their blood pressure, a trial led by The George Institute for Global Health suggests.
Point-of-care tests to detect and treat key infectious diseases will be expanded in 300 health centres in four countries thanks to a new program led by UNSW.
A report from the UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health says stigma and language are still barriers to treatment.
New scholarships funded by Western NSW Local Health District will help Indigenous students study medicine at UNSW and then return to the west of the state for internships.
Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.
Are antidepressants effective or ineffective? The question is simplistic, says Professor Gordon Parker in a British Journal of Psychiatry editorial.