Health

Crowd of people wearing face masks

UNSW Sydney’s Professor Mary-Louise McLaws says that rushing to lift restrictions could be catastrophic.

IVF

For the first time, a study – led by UNSW Medicine – has estimated a woman’s chances of having a second IVF baby.

Genome testing

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received funding from the Medical Research Futures Fund to investigate genomic testing in unborn babies.  

Stuart Turville in the Kirby Institute’s Glendonbrook laboratories

At a high-security lab at UNSW Sydney, scientists are working around the clock to develop treatments and therapies to manage COVID-19. Here’s what their days look like.

Ventilators

A partnership between UNSW Sydney and NSW Health will provide back-up ventilator capacity by collecting ventilators from non-hospital sources and preparing them for clinical use.

sad anxious woman

Is it safe to nip out for milk? Should I download the COVIDSafe app? Is it OK to wear my pyjamas in a Zoom meeting? All these extra decisions are taking their toll.

Jason Kovacic

Professor Jason Kovacic has received a $2.5m cardiovascular research leadership grant which will see him relocate to UNSW Sydney and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.

hospital patient

Drop, suspend, downgrade or keep? Many people are feeling the pinch and wondering if private heath insurance is worth keeping during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what to consider.

Alberto Ospina Stella in the Kirby Institute’s PC3 containment lab

Investigating the virus’ lifespan, creating safe virus lookalikes, and studying immunotherapy solutions are just some of the collaborative research projects happening in a high-level containment lab at UNSW Medicine’s Kirby Institute.

walkers on a crowded path

We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.

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