Nearly twice as many women in NSW die due to factors surrounding pregnancy or childbirth as previously thought, adding weight to calls for better reporting of pregnancy-related mortality, according to UNSW research.
Infection with HIV could quadruple in certain populations if people with HIV follow potentially misleading advice contained in a statement from the Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS, UNSW research warns.
Millions of people world-wide who have contracted a highly resistant strain of HIV could benefit from a new drug to treat the infection. The benefits of the therapy have been proven by UNSW-led research.
A UNSW academic and disability advocate who helped draft the text of a UN treaty on disability rights today said Australia's ratification of the treaty could lead to a new era of equality for Australians with disability.