Health

Holly Seale

Associate Professor Holly Seale has been recognised for her contribution to public health in developing a COVID-19 vaccination glossary and training program targeting people from diverse backgrounds.

Men in hard hats with heads down, looking discouraged

What do disadvantaged communities need to weather long COVID? Ask them.

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New research estimates proportion of the adult population in Australia with evidence of past infection following the Omicron wave.

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The Prize has expanded into four new nomination categories, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, Lived experience, Professional and Community hero.

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A new study has found autism is the top risk factor for bullying among all neurodiversities.

A woman sitting on the edge of a bed, bent over, holding her stomach

Clinicians are now able to give a clinical diagnosis of “suspected endometriosis” based on symptoms and a physical examination.

RPA hospital emergency department in New South Wales

One in four young people who present to the emergency department will return within one year. How do we reduce this number? 

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The fertility treatment developed by UNSW Sydney’s Professor Robert Gilchrist in conjunction with Belgian researchers offers a less invasive and cheaper alternative to IVF.

Supercharged cells infected by Delta and Omicron

Researchers from the Kirby Institute have developed a world-first method for rapid isolation and characterisation of COVID-19 variants.

A person infected with monkeypox with welts on their hand and leg

Two cases of monkeypox have been reported in Australia. Resurgence of this virus could be due to the ending of smallpox vaccination.

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