Health

Young female on hospital bed

Conjoint Professor at UNSW Medicine and respiratory disease expert Christine Jenkins says COVID pneumonia happens when the virus invades the lungs and causes an inflammatory reaction that compromises the function of the lung.

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The Kirby Institute is calling for a fairer, healthier and culturally rich Australian future without racism.

Medication on counter

A major clinical trial has found that allopurinol does not prevent worsening of kidney disease – despite up to 20 per cent of kidney disease patients being prescribed the medication.

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence will determine appropriate therapies for university students experiencing psychological distress. 

a boy and man looking through the window of a small Lego house

A play-based therapy aimed at helping parents manage children’s behaviour has produced long-lasting results in a live trial.

illicit drugs

New research suggests the COVID-19 pandemic has meant people are using illicit drugs less. But decreased use can mean higher risk of overdoses.

Flu vaccine

A new study by public health researchers has explored why flu vaccine uptake is so low in NSW’s Aboriginal adults.

Female patient with female doctor

COVID-19 is the latest example of a disease that affects men and women differently, with more women being infected in many countries and more men dying as a result of it.

dialysis

Medication prescribed to one in five chronic kidney disease patients is ineffective, a major clinical trial has found.

John Pimanda

UNSW Sydney researchers will conduct a clinical trial to establish the safety and efficacy of a new drug combination in the rare cancer, high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

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