Health

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A new UNSW study shows that the majority of lung cancers can be prevented. The findings strongly support the importance of preventing the uptake of smoking and assisting Australians in quitting.

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UNSW's Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly has received a $60,000 grant to develop a training program for healthcare professionals on how to have end-of-life conversations with young cancer patients.

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New UNSW research shows that mothers who eat an unhealthy diet in pregnancy can affect their child's microbiome.

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About one in two cancer patients – millions of people each year – need radiotherapy, but access in small countries is low, writes Michael Barton. 

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A study led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW supports evidence that treatment-as-prevention allows people living with HIV to have effectively zero chance of sexually transmitting the virus to others.

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A world-leading personalised medicine program will be available to children with high risk brain cancer following new funding for the Zero Childhood Cancer program.

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Unless you take action to remove yourself before October 15, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and give numerous people access to it.

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UNSW Scientia Fellow Dr Simon Rosenbaum from UNSW's School of Psychiatry discusses his research into physical fitness and mental illness, and the benefits of the UNSW Scientia Fellowship.

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An Australian-first study by UNSW researchers has analysed millions of Medicare claims to gain insights into Australian general practice. The study opens up a new toolbox for exploring how patients use health care services.

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Deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning in Australia in recent years have focused attention on faulty or unflued gas heaters - here's what you need to know.

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