Health

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A new study by UNSW Sydney researchers has explored half a century of research into the suicide rates of people discharged from hospital after they presented with suicidal thoughts or behaviours.

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A UNSW-led study of more than 100,000 children is the largest ever to examine who delays starting school in New South Wales, and how a child’s age when they start school relates to their ‘readiness’ in terms of development.

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Good news for allergy and asthma sufferers: a new way to predict the presence of different types of grass pollen will help create a more sophisticated forecast.

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A new UNSW Sydney study shows antibiotics and vaccines may be less effective against whooping cough as a new strain appears in China.

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With World Health Day on Sunday, UNSW is highlighting how its researchers are working to make universal health coverage a reality.

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Teenagers in Sydney and Melbourne are going on a year-long diet that involves intermittent fasting. It sounds extreme but there are pros and cons to the Fast Track to Health trial.

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We usually associate addiction with bad things like smoking, alcohol and gambling. But new research shows it's possible to be potentially dangerously addicted to exercise, too.

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Body fatness and alcohol consumption are the leading preventable causes of breast cancer in Australian women, a new study in 200,000 women has found.

The majority of Australian parents are susceptible to vaccine messages from political and medical leaders, according to a new study by researchers at UNSW Sydney.

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We pick healthy foods to look after our bodies, but research shows certain healthy choices can also benefit our brains.

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