Health

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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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UNSW researchers have found there is room for improvement in the community engagement processes for the development of Western Sydney Airport.

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It is a misperception to think that performance-enhancing drug use is an issue in elite sport only, Kyle J.D. Mulrooney and Katinka van de Ven warn.  

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If you are an adult in Australia, the kinds of vaccines you need to get will depend on several factors, write C Raina MacIntyre and Rob Menzies.

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The stimulant methamphetamine is linked to a heightened risk of stroke among young people, a review by researchers at UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has found.

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