Health

Pregnant woman

Studies analysing the safety of using quit smoking medication during pregnancy have been few and far between – now, new UNSW big data research sheds light on the matter.

Dr Orazio Vittorio. Image: Children's Cancer Institute

Cancer researcher Orazio Vittorio was completing his PhD when a tumour started to grow in his kidney. After an accidental diagnosis at university, an emergency surgery by his supervisor saved his life. 

Antoinette Anazodo

Today, nearly 7 out of 10 patients diagnosed with cancer are still alive 5 years after their diagnosis – that’s after decades of amazing research. But there is so much more to do. Learn what World Cancer Day means to our researchers.

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This World Cancer Day, a range of UNSW Medicine cancer researchers, clinicians and scientists are available for media interviews. Their expertise spans all aspects of cancer, from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

wearing a face mask

The use of face masks is becoming more common, but do they really protect against coronavirus?

people wearing facemasks

There's no evidence you can spread the novel coronavirus before showing symptoms, but one study suggests it's possible for children and young people to be infectious without ever having symptoms.

Doctor and patient

A large Australian study has revealed the top factors for specialist doctor trainee satisfaction.

Professor Alta Schutte

Professor Alta Schutte will join UNSW Sydney as Principal for Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine.

ENDIA Study

An additional $8.25 million for the ENDIA Study into type 1 diabetes will enable researchers to follow 1500 children in the first years of their lives.

Young doctors who work long hours are at greater risk of developing mental health problems.

Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.

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