Health

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More than a quarter of high school students have experienced signs of clinical depression and other psychiatric conditions, but most are not accessing support from mental health professionals, a UNSW-led survey reveals.

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It's distressing to see reports of terrorists attacks but these feelings will usually abate over days or weeks. But people with a history of trauma need to take extra care of their mental health.

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UNSW research into mental health, infectious disease, birth defects and respiratory health has been recognised at the 2018 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards.

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When you enter a public hospital, you are likely to be asked if you have private health insurance, and if you want to use it. This is what you need to consider.

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Planning on catching up on sleep this weekend? Think again! We debunk the top three myths about sleep #WorldSleepDay  

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The grants will help UNSW researchers who are engaged in promising work to overcome pancreatic, breast, bowel and childhood cancers.

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A road safety survey highlights how to reduce risk for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote and rural communities.

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Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot hopes her award will encourage more women to join the fight against deadly diseases.

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A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment.

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With vegetarianism on the rise in Australia, we ask five experts if a vegetarian diet is healthier.

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