Health

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.   

Orthopaedic surgeons

Advertising guideline violations include unverified claims of reputation and skill, new study reveals.

A male store official asks two men to show QR codes to gain entry

Many countries are winding back COVID-19 restrictions, but governments should be continuing to promote the importance of voluntary mask use and catching up outdoors.

Music and wellbeing

The positive health effects of music suggest it’s time to get your ABBA on. 

young woman confused expression with arms and hands raised

More than two years into the pandemic the world is a very different place. But this only partly explains different people’s responses to COVID.

digital rendering of a b cell

The discovery has implications for tailored treatments and the development of new drugs.

A hooded figure breathes out vape smoke

The health risks of e-cigarettes outweigh any benefits, a comprehensive review of the evidence shows.

Professor Kimberlie Dean

Researchers from UNSW will test the effectiveness of mental health interventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Wagga Wagga medical school ceremony

The federal government’s commitment of $21m to UNSW’s Biomedical Sciences Centre in Wagga Wagga will ensure more medical students are trained in rural Australia.

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