Health

Long COVID

With over 139 million COVID-19 cases globally, the latest challenge for medical researchers is a post-COVID-19 syndrome referred to as 'long COVID'.   

anthony s fauci

Last week, thousands tuned in online to hear guest speaker Dr Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the US National Institutes of Health. 

a woman and a young girl inspecting flowers

The health benefits of intergenerational activity, such as reducing frailty, will be assessed by UNSW researchers.

a group of smiling community health volunteers in Papua New Guinea

Researchers at The Kirby Institute will collaborate on a first-of-its-kind program to set Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu on a path to eliminating cervical cancer.

2019 Drug Trends Report

The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW Sydney’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre reveals there were 1865 drug-induced deaths in 2019, with a shift to more deaths involving heroin than natural and semi-synthetic opioids.

Dr Anthony Fauci

During the inaugural David Cooper Lecture, Dr Anthony Fauci shared fascinating insights into the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 80s, the global response to COVID-19 and the politics of anti-vaxxers.

sick child

A new drug may offer improved treatment options for a type of childhood cancer down the track, a study in animal models has shown.

ira deveson

Researchers have independently validated industry-leading blood tests that can detect the DNA released by tumours.

zebrafish

Scientists have discovered a critical new gene in zebrafish that helps them repair damaged heart muscle.

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Darren's diagnosis took two years, but a new Parkinson's disease detection method developed by UNSW researchers could enable an early and accurate diagnosis. In its current form, the new detection method takes five hours.   

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