Health

Child holding parent's hand

UNSW Sydney researchers are leading a program to help childhood brain cancer survivors improve the quality of their life.

The Spirit People Dreaming by Joanne Nasir.

The Career Pathways Project Report has identified the strengths that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff bring to service delivery and the key enablers to developing their career pathways in health.

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Simple hygiene goes a long way to avoid serious eye infections.

Boy using asthma puffer with spacer

Children aged 5 or under shouldn’t be prescribed combination asthma controllers at all, according to the national asthma guidelines – but reality looks different, a UNSW study has shown. 

Parents argue while child covers ears

UNSW researchers seek workers helping people impacted by domestic and family violence for a study into how services are meeting community need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hate talking on the phone? Not to worry. Here are five ways you can access mental health support without having to dial a number.

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Hydrochlorothiazide use increases older people’s risk of developing skin cancer, a study by UNSW Sydney scientists has shown – but the researchers warn against suddenly stopping the medicine.

woman being shamed

Three young women attracted backlash after failing to quarantine and bringing COVID-19 into Queensland. But public shaming could discourage people from following public health advice.

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How we perceive personal risk, and how well we comply with public health measures, can change depending on whether we are around people we know or strangers.

Map of Melbourne and Victoria

Not everyone has a job they can do from home. Mapping the patterns of occupations across Melbourne's suburbs against COVID-19 cases strongly suggests why some parts of the city are more vulnerable.

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