Health

Associate Professor Tracey O’Brien

Paediatric oncologist Associate Professor Tracey O’Brien has been recognised at the AFR Women of Influence Awards for her contributions to innovation in healthcare.

NDARC report

We need a new international approach to drug use, a landmark series of papers led by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney has found.

Heartburn

A new UNSW study has found that national initiatives were unsuccessful in reducing prolonged use of anti-acid medicines, and more targeted interventions are needed.

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Rashmi Jayathilake travelled across the country to study Medicine at UNSW. Now, she is looking to take her skills back to the areas that need it most.

Dr Matthew Lennon

A comprehensive study has found junior doctors in regional and rural Australia are more likely to be satisfied than their metropolitan counterparts.

Flu vaccine

A new UNSW study has found that most adult Indigenous Australians are not receiving free flu and pneumococcal vaccinations.

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The latest report from the NDARC at UNSW Sydney has found nearly half of people who consume ecstasy use pill testing kits, and more than two thirds of young Australians reported using cocaine and ketamine.

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The academy has elected 40 new fellows, including eight from UNSW Sydney.

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This World Mental Health Day, UNSW is highlighting the ways its researchers and students are working towards improving mental health for people all over the world.

Ita Buttrose

Seven finalists have been recognised in the 2019 Australian Mental Health Prize for their contributions to improving mental health and wellbeing across Australia. 

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