Face masks are a cheap, effective public health "frontline" against epidemics such as swine flu, UNSW infectious disease expert Professor Raina MacIntyre says.
UNSW has received a grant of more than $18m from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a research project with the potential to extend drug therapy to millions of HIV-affected people worldwide.
Up to 70 percent of hepatitis C patients could be cured if they seek early treatment, an international study coordinated by UNSW researchers has found.
Some 350 children die needlessly each year in Australia as a result of accidents - most of which are preventable, UNSW injury risk researcher Professor Paul Barach argues.
Could a system that 'caps and trades' medical errors - similar to an emissions trading scheme - improve patient safety in our hospitals?
One of the most comprehensive public collections of human pathology anywhere in the world - the Museum of Human Disease at UNSW - has opened its doors to the general public.
One of the most comprehensive public collections of human pathology anywhere in the world - the Museum of Human Disease at UNSW - is opening its doors to greater access for the general public.
Three Indigenous medical students have been named UNSW's inaugural Balnaves Scholars, pledging to work to close the gap on Indigenous health.
President Obama's decision to allow US experiments on embryonic stem cells will boost Australian research, according to UNSW's Professor Peter Gunning.
UNSW researchers have developed a world-first procedure to help stem cells regenerate damaged tissue, offering new hope to sufferers of muscle-wasting diseases.