Health

Mental health of doctors

There is increasing concern about rising rates of mental ill-health and suicide among doctors.

Dr Mandy Hagstrom

Dr Mandy Hagstrom, an exercise physiologist at the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW takes you through five exercises you can do at home without needing any gym equipment.

Doctor examines computer while holding scans of patient's brain

‘Tele Stroke’ puts a Sydney stroke specialist in the emergency department of a rural hospital to give patients vital early assistance.

child in classroom raising their hand, wearing a mask

Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.

Girl in a hospital bed writing in a book

This is the first large-scale study to measure the academic outcomes of children hospitalised with a chronic condition.

Artificial intelligence in medicine

Artificial intelligence in ICUs and detecting cancer clones that may be resistant to treatment ahead of time could be the future of medicine. 

a young child lies on a pillow looking sad

There are practical things you can do to make your child more comfortable if they’re ill.

Indigenous people in traditional dress

The second wave of COVID-19 in New South Wales highlights concerns for the unvaccinated and those with multiple risk factors - particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

A woman receives a vaccine at an Aboriginal Medical Service Centre

It’s simply not “safe” for many Australians to come out of Scott Morrison’s proverbial cave until vaccination rates increase.

Peter Gunning

Professor Peter Gunning has been recognised by the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology for his research which potentially impacts a broad range of diseases including childhood and adult cancers.

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