Health

Jason Abbott and Louisa Jorm

Obstetrician and gynaecologist Jason Abbott and health data expert Louisa Jorm have been awarded two Research Data Infrastructure grants from the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. 

Applying Contact Lens

Simple changes to contact lens use could prevent many cases of sight-threatening eye infection.

Teens clinking glass bottles together around a fire

Should teens drink alcohol? Ideally, no. But in the real world, here are some tips on how to minimise harm.

Two hands exchanging a small bag of ecstasy tablets

The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows significant changes in perceived availability of all forms of ecstasy.

DNA strands replicating

Could the key to lobsters’ longevity slow down our biological clocks?

T cells pushing lytic granules towards immunological synapse

New research reveals the mechanical processes used by T cells to kill cancer cells more efficiently.

Artist's impression of blood stem cells

Making stem cells from a patient’s adult cells – rather than human embryos – is one of the holy grails in modern medicine treatments. New research brings us two steps closer.

Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters will likely be available in several countries before the end of the year

Several countries are preparing to distribute Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters. What does this mean for Australia?

Professor Peter Macdonald and Dr Yashutosh Joshi

A new heart transplant technique is reducing waiting lists for patients in Australia and potentially around the world.  

A man walking down a busy street with a face mask on

With the goal of ‘business as usual’, politicians will continue to reduce COVID protections without immediate consequence while transmission is low. But then the next wave will come.

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