Health

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Millions of people around the world could have a simpler way to reduce their blood pressure, a trial led by The George Institute for Global Health suggests.

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Point-of-care tests to detect and treat key infectious diseases will be expanded in 300 health centres in four countries thanks to a new program led by UNSW. 

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A report from the UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health says stigma and language are still barriers to treatment. 

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New scholarships funded by Western NSW Local Health District will help Indigenous students study medicine at UNSW and then return to the west of the state for internships. 

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Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.

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Are antidepressants effective or ineffective? The question is simplistic, says Professor Gordon Parker in a British Journal of Psychiatry editorial.

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UNSW's Kristina Warton has received a grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation to investigate a blood test for early detection of ovarian cancer.

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Professor Jason Abbott will lead a major clinical trial program as part of Australia’s first national action plan on a condition that affects 1 in 10 women.

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Newly released data from the Kirby Institute show a decline in the uptake of life-saving treatments among people living with hepatitis C.

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New research from NDARC and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney shows almost 40% of people who have injected drugs in the past year are living with hepatitis C.

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