Health

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A major Australian study shows that most people who died of suicide dismissed expressing suicidal thoughts to health professionals, prompting calls to review the way treatment is managed and resourced. 

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Flu vaccination is provided free for children with chronic illnesses, yet uptake is low prompting UNSW researchers to call for renewed efforts to get this message out to parents in order to keep affected children out of hospital.

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Researchers have uncovered crucial link that offers a new and potent way to target childhood cancers.

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One of the Kirby Institute's long-time champions has been appointed as its new Director and "could not be prouder" to carry on the Institute's life-saving research. 

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While the KonMari method will help many people declutter their houses and reassess what they really need, for people with clinical hoarding disorder the process is much more complicated.

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Eradicating a virus from the community requires everyone to have access to prevention, as is the case with tuberculosis. So why not HIV?

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A study by UNSW researchers is evaluating a short, online-based therapy that holds great promise for people who suffer from panic disorder.

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Bowel cancer mostly affects people over the age of 50, but recent evidence suggests it’s on the rise among younger Australians.

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Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot has been nominated for 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year.

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A protein that transports cholesterol inside cells could be the key to developing drugs to boost ‘good cholesterol’.

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