Health

covid-19 vaccine vial ready for injection

Achieving high COVID-19 vaccine uptake among health workers will not only protect these critical staff members, it will support high levels of uptake among the public.

Unmarked bottles of vaccines and a syringe

The best approach for protecting everyone’s health will require us to provide different vaccines to different people according to need and availability.

Microscopes in a laboratory

These new, adaptive stem cells can lie dormant until needed, a new animal study using human cells shows. 

A healthcare worker wearing PPE prepares an injection

Australia's expedited plan to start dishing out COVID jabs in mid-late February will call for NASA-like logistical organisation. And ideally, no more clusters of infections to distract frontline workers.

Smiling older couple flexing muscles at the beach

Sure, everything might come down to sex – but not when strength training is concerned.

Pills tipping out of a bottle

A new clinical trial led by a UNSW Medicine & Health professor receives more than $2.3m in funding.

A mother helps her young child with his face mask

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.

A man in exercise clothes holds his lower back

A new UNSW evidence review has found there is still no consensus between researchers about why exercise works for low back pain patients – despite decades of studies on the topic.

Dr Negin Hesam-Shariati and Associate Professor Sylvia Gustan

Teaching people to gain control over their brain to relieve chronic pain and improving food and water security are two of the innovative UNSW Sydney projects to receive Ideas Grants.

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Open windows and doors, use fans, and set your aircon to pull fresh air from outside.

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