Health

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A UNSW-Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network team has produced an interactive e-book that is already improving asthma awareness in Australian schools.

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As its name suggests, Gardasil 9 protects against nine types of HPV, five more than the existing Gardasil. Recent studies have shown it takes only two doses, with implications for cost and convenience, writes Terri Foran.

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UNSW researchers have found there is room for improvement in the community engagement processes for the development of Western Sydney Airport.

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It is a misperception to think that performance-enhancing drug use is an issue in elite sport only, Kyle J.D. Mulrooney and Katinka van de Ven warn.  

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If you are an adult in Australia, the kinds of vaccines you need to get will depend on several factors, write C Raina MacIntyre and Rob Menzies.

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The stimulant methamphetamine is linked to a heightened risk of stroke among young people, a review by researchers at UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has found.

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The Kirby Institute has been a key player in NSW’s partnership response to HIV, which has reached a historic milestone. 

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Bridianne O'Dea is at the forefront of research into how technology can harness the power of social media to detect mental illness and deliver appropriate health care.

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Doctors are trialling faecal transplants to treat a range of gut and other conditions, write Nadeem O. Kaakoush and Hazel Mitchell.

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As new treatments for hepatitis C reshape the landscape, new data from UNSW underscore the need to address issues including discrimination, stigma and engaging marginalised communities.

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