Health

Indigenous artwork by Dr Mick Adams

UNSW Sydney is leading a program to promote parenting skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers and to improve the mental health of their adolescent children.

Woman wearing mask

There’s no secret potion when it comes to recovering from COVID-19. Conjoint Professor at UNSW Medicine and respiratory disease expert Christine Jenkins shares her top five tips to give you the best chance to recover. P.S. It’s not kale juice.

 

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

Young girl coughing

COVID-19-induced pneumonia can lead to serious and long-term consequences, says a UNSW respiratory expert.

Nikki Bart with oxygen mask

World record-breaker Dr Nikki Bart shares lessons learnt on the world's highest mountains. 

No turning back

It has been described as a once-in-a-century pandemic, but COVID-19 will cause a permanent shift in the way the world operates at the social, political and economic level.

a human heart in virtual reality

UNSW researchers are developing an app to reduce re-admission of stroke patients to hospital and an online shopping tool to reduce blood pressure.

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.

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