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.
A new UNSW Sydney study shows antibiotics and vaccines may be less effective against whooping cough as a new strain appears in China.
With World Health Day on Sunday, UNSW is highlighting how its researchers are working to make universal health coverage a reality.
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.
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.
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.
We pick healthy foods to look after our bodies, but research shows certain healthy choices can also benefit our brains.
A cultural respect program has done little to improve Aboriginal patients’ outcomes and health professionals’ behaviour over the short term, UNSW medical researchers say.
People with a family history of depression and bipolar disorder can now evaluate the risk of developing them, thanks to a new website launched by UNSW researchers.