Health

Professor Peter Doherty

A panel of world-class experts discuss what the future looks like as we prepare to live with COVID-19.

dr deborah burnett

Medical researchers have outlined a strategy to generate future-proofed COVID-19 vaccines that can resist emergent new viral strains.

Molnupiraivir

While COVID-19 treatments are not a substitute for vaccinations, they can act as an additional layer in the fight against SARS-CoV-2.

Doctor with stethoscope round their neck in background with artwork of heart monitor graph superimposed

Eight UNSW Sydney researchers have received $1.8 million in competitive research funding from the Heart Foundation.

Man holding an ecstasy pill. Focus on the pill

Results from annual surveys of people who regularly use drugs in Australia have revealed a range of concerning trends in 2021.

screen fatigue

Back-to-back video calls, emails, texts and report writing – you’ve probably clocked up more screen time than you realise. 

Man holds cup of liquid

They’re calling for advice before using bleach or disinfectant. Or they’re calling to ask about side-effects after gargling, spraying or bathing in them. It’s a worry.

travellers arriving at airport

As we begin to emerge from restrictions, there are many things the federal government could do to improve the conditions for those stranded, and speed up their return home.

Crowds at Coogee after lockdwon

After months of being in lockdown, it’s very normal to feel overwhelmed when reconnecting with society.

Older women with doctor in a gynaecology appointment

Vaginal laser therapy treatments claim to reduce negative vaginal symptoms of menopause – experienced by about half of all women – by up to 100 per cent. A new trial shows they might not work at all.

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