Women who found out their genetic risk for breast cancer had fewer regrets than those who opted not to find out.
NSW needs to mandate masks outdoors, provide adequate financial support, set up a ‘ring of steel’, use rapid tests for essential workers, and ensure cases not in full isolation get to zero, among others.
The findings come as welcome news as NSW lockdowns continue – but future cancer treatment patterns will depend on how current infection rates develop.
Truthfulness, acknowledging uncertainty and understanding the workforce are key leadership elements, say senior health leaders.
Gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy might have a high up-front price tag. But by screening and treating infants early, the therapy can save both lives and money in the long term.
UNSW researchers will work with an international team to strengthen lab testing and diagnosis of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
A UNSW survey has explored the links between bushfire smoke and adverse health effects.
UNSW Sydney researchers have been awarded $1.9 million for a project that will develop and deliver rare disease resources, education and training.
Once we achieve herd immunity, people who are not vaccinated benefit indirectly from the immunity of those around them. But it’s not easy to say exactly when we’ll reach this threshold for COVID-19.
If Australians won’t take the AstraZeneca vaccine, we must donate it to save lives elsewhere, especially while we queue-jump for more Pfizer doses.