Health

Professor Gail Matthews from the Kirby Institute talks about long covid

It’s estimated one in 10 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 will have lingering symptoms, but most people will improve over time.  

Medical lab

Projects testing the cost-effectiveness of vaporised nicotine products to quit smoking and understanding the health factors influencing dementia are among those to receive NHMRC funding.

Health research

NSW Health’s Round Six of the Prevention Research Support Program will fund research on infectious diseases, drug and alcohol use and primary health care.

Middle age woman sitting on bed clutches at back in apparent pain

Measures to curb growing rates of opioid use are also making it difficult for people with long-term, chronic pain to get ongoing prescriptions.

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A significant cryptocurrency donation to UNSW Sydney will support an open-source tool providing early warning of emerging pandemics.

Dumb bells on the floor of an old-school gym

Powerlifting is just as effective as bodyweight exercise for chronic low back pain, new study reveals. 

An MRI of Alzheimer's Disease

What can you do to help put the brakes on this cruel and debilitating disease? 

Close up of a person in hospital scrubbs making notes on a clipboard

If hospitals know a person has an intellectual disability, they can tailor communication and care to improve their treatment and health outcomes.

woman in hospital bed sipping from a mug

New national standards aim to change doctors’ prescribing habits for hospital patients with pain when they’re discharged home.

Prof. Badve and Prof. Anderson

Researchers will examine new treatments to improve outcomes for people with advanced kidney disease and those who have experienced an ischaemic stroke.   

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