Professor Alta Schutte will join UNSW Sydney as Principal for Cardiac, Vascular and Metabolic Medicine.
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.
Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.
The Aussie tradition of cooling off in a river could be fatal on Australia Day after a recent UNSW study showed a heightened risk of drowning on the day.
Conjoint Professor Bin Jalaludin from UNSW School of Public Health and Community Medicine answers your top questions about air quality and how to stay protected as the Australian bushfires continue.
Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonising and feeding off unwitting hosts, strengthening calls for a new vaccine, according to UNSW researchers.
Another troubling consequence of the bushfire smoke is its effects on our eyes. But there are some steps we can take to minimise irritation and any risk of longer-term harm.
Particulates in fire smoke can irritate the lining of the respiratory tract, causing throat irritation, coughing and breathing difficulties.
UNSW Philosophy/Medicine alumnus Dr Thomas Riisfeldt resurrects the end-of-life debate with his controversial stance on the ethics of euthanasia.
A review of more than 100 studies from around the world has shown that people who use opioids for extramedical reasons have significantly higher rates of mortality.