Health

A strong-looking woman lifting weights in a gym

Hate putting on the runners? If fat loss is your goal, a new UNSW Sydney-led study shows that you might not have to.

child alone during lockdown

Becoming socially withdrawn or acting out are signs your child may be distressed. 

Hepatitis C testing

A program jointly run by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney will set Australia on a path to eliminate hepatitis C.

IVF

UNSW’s annual IVF report has revealed the latest numbers and trends in assisted reproductive technology.

NSW Chief Medical Officer Kerry Chant addresses the media as Premier Gladys Berijiklian watches on.

Media coverage misses the nuances of the chief health officer roles. This is what we found when we spoke to them.

Man wearing face mask showing bandaid on arm where he just received COVID vaccination

One study suggests getting vaccinated halves the risk of developing long COVID.

Researchers

UNSW has been awarded NHMRC funding to establish three new research centres for vascular dementia, the mitigation of airborne threats, and research into the impact of food systems on our health and environment.

Medicine partnership projects

UNSW Sydney researchers have secured more than $6 million for five projects that will improve public health services.

People wearing masks shopping at an outdoor fruit market

An 80% adult vaccination rate corresponds to 64% of the overall population, leaving plenty of people susceptible to the virus if restrictions ease too quickly.

Scientia PhD scholar Maria Lastra Cagigas working in the Cellular and Genetic Medicine Unit laboratory at UNSW

The discovery gives scientists new directions for future cancer research.

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