Health

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Deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning in Australia in recent years have focused attention on faulty or unflued gas heaters - here's what you need to know.

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A UNSW team of data scientists and clinicians have won the top prize at the second annual Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Datathon held at the National University of Singapore.

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UNSW Medicine Professor Chris Heeschen told an engaged Learn@Lunch crowd about a new treatment approach that could help fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers.

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A study led by UNSW has found the most robust evidence yet that adolescents who drink regularly are twice as likely to be binge drinkers and drink drivers as adults.

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Hospital staff pay dramatically less attention to hand hygiene when they feel no one is watching, a new study reveals. The research suggests government reported compliance rates are overstated.

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A four-year study suggests medicinal cannabis is not as effective at relieving chronic non-cancer pain as commonly assumed.

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SPHERE, a venture between 14 partners in health, education and medical research, will receive $6 million from the Medical Research Future Fund. 

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Professor Rebecca Ivers from The George Institute and UNSW Sydney has been awarded the 2018 Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship, given to Australia’s top ranked female fellow in public health.

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UNSW researchers will work in an international team to reduce the misuse of antibiotics that contributes to germs becoming resistant to medicines. 

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A symposium of distinguished guests supported a research agenda to perpetuate the legacy of the late Professor David Cooper. 

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