Health

COVID-19 in Sydney

A survey of 1420 Australians conducted at the height of the pandemic shows the majority changed their behaviour to be socially responsible, even when the threat seemed low.

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A study has outlined how two proteins are instrumental to bringing cholesterol into cells – a finding that has implications for a range of diseases.

The Museum of Human Disease

Online visitors can see how diseases – including past epidemics – affect real human organs.

Woman wearing mask

There’s no secret potion when it comes to recovering from COVID-19. Conjoint Professor at UNSW Medicine and respiratory disease expert Christine Jenkins shares her top five tips to give you the best chance to recover. P.S. It’s not kale juice.

 

Indigenous artwork by Dr Mick Adams

UNSW Sydney is leading a program to promote parenting skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers and to improve the mental health of their adolescent children.

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

Young girl coughing

COVID-19-induced pneumonia can lead to serious and long-term consequences, says a UNSW respiratory expert.

Nikki Bart with oxygen mask

World record-breaker Dr Nikki Bart shares lessons learnt on the world's highest mountains. 

No turning back

It has been described as a once-in-a-century pandemic, but COVID-19 will cause a permanent shift in the way the world operates at the social, political and economic level.

a human heart in virtual reality

UNSW researchers are developing an app to reduce re-admission of stroke patients to hospital and an online shopping tool to reduce blood pressure.

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