Health

David Ziegler

A researcher from UNSW Sydney and Children’s Cancer Institute has received a $1.1 million grant from the Australian Government to test a new treatment in children with brain cancer.

woman wearing face mask in public place

A UNSW Medicine Professor and advisor to the World Health Organisation says the WHO’s updated mask advice, released today, is timely news for Australia, too.

Vaccine production

Are pandemics avoidable? Will Australia need to enforce intermittent lockdowns and what are the chances we won’t see a vaccine? UNSW Medicine Professor Raina MacIntyre explains.

Covid-19 research

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding from the Australian Government for COVID-19 projects, including the development of new antibody drugs and to repurpose medications.

Rachael and Jonathan Mackenzie

The Mackenzie’s Mission study has commenced recruitment of thousands of couples to determine their likelihood of having a child with a severe genetic condition.

Two people sitting on a bench, social distancing and wearing masks

A UNSW biosecurity expert has featured in a commentary piece in prestigious journal The Lancet, analysing important new WHO-commissioned research.

a bottle of hydroxychloroquine

People taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus may be more likely to die, according to new research. But that doesn't mean the drug is killing them.

a mother and child embracing

New research shows almost 20% of families caring for children with special needs were unable to buy essential medication during coronavirus.

pregnant woman with a hand on her stomach

Newborn babies can pick up GBS from their mother's vaginal tract during childbirth.

Cycle lane

Professor Rebecca Ivers, Head of School of Public Health and Community Medicine at UNSW, says we need to encourage people to use different modes of transport, such as cycling and walking, and we need to invest in long-term infrastructure projects to support this.

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