Health

woman holding smartphone looking worried

Why is it so hard to disengage from daily case numbers? What should you do if, like a car crash, you can’t look away?

A young girl wearing surgical mask leans against a wall

Hospital data reveals an increased use of children’s mental health services after Sydney’s first lockdown in 2020.

Professor Peter Doherty

A panel of world-class experts discuss what the future looks like as we prepare to live with COVID-19.

dr deborah burnett

Medical researchers have outlined a strategy to generate future-proofed COVID-19 vaccines that can resist emergent new viral strains.

Molnupiraivir

While COVID-19 treatments are not a substitute for vaccinations, they can act as an additional layer in the fight against SARS-CoV-2.

Doctor with stethoscope round their neck in background with artwork of heart monitor graph superimposed

Eight UNSW Sydney researchers have received $1.8 million in competitive research funding from the Heart Foundation.

Man holding an ecstasy pill. Focus on the pill

Results from annual surveys of people who regularly use drugs in Australia have revealed a range of concerning trends in 2021.

screen fatigue

Back-to-back video calls, emails, texts and report writing – you’ve probably clocked up more screen time than you realise. 

Man holds cup of liquid

They’re calling for advice before using bleach or disinfectant. Or they’re calling to ask about side-effects after gargling, spraying or bathing in them. It’s a worry.

travellers arriving at airport

As we begin to emerge from restrictions, there are many things the federal government could do to improve the conditions for those stranded, and speed up their return home.

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