Health

Melbourne sign during lockdown

The Premier said Melbourne's restrictions could be eased more than expected on Monday. But from an outbreak-management perspective, we should be careful of easing too soon.

A mother tries to encourage her child to eat

If meals with your children are ruled by what they refuse to eat, consider a UNSW Sydney dietitian’s advice on how to tackle fussy eating and win mealtime back.

Australian bushfire: Smoke from bushfires covers the sky and glowing sun barely seen through the haze. Catastrophic fire danger, NSW, Australia

A study involving a UNSW medical researcher has estimated the smoke-related health costs of the 2019-20 fire season – and the previous 19 fire seasons.

Surfer wearing a mask

A preliminary study published online this week estimates Australia had 60,000 undiagnosed COVID-19 infections by July. But there are a range of limitations to the study.

A video still of someone singing showing the droplets expelled into the air

A new study raises questions about the risks of infection for people singing in groups, especially in poorly ventilated rooms.

A peach quandong fruit

Our medicine, cosmetics and other everyday products contain compounds taken from nature. But Traditional Owners may not have given permission for the materials or their knowledge to be used.

A COVID-19 genomics researcher in the laboratory.

UNSW Sydney’s research contributes to the national implementation of COVID-19 genomics.

IVF

A new report by UNSW medical researchers sheds light on the latest IVF numbers, success rates and trends. 

NSP Survey

The latest report by the Australian Needle Syringe Program (NSP) Survey marks 25 years of significant research conducted in partnership with a marginalised community, and reveals the key trends of the last decades.

Woman wearing a face mask walks over a pedestrian crossing in quiet CBD street

UNSW Sydney experts explain the epidemiology definitions you should know before tuning in to another COVID-19 press update – and the ones Australia needs to work on. 

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