Health

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Unless new Federal Government changes to hospital funding for avoidable medical complications are implemented alongside other measures, they are unlikely to have much impact, writes Helen Dickinson.

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A medically supervised injecting centre provides the setting and the possibility for a new type of connection with drug users, writes Marianne Jauncey.

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has marked its 30th anniversary with a report looking back at 30 years of drug and alcohol research in Australia.

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Streamlined genetic testing for women diagnosed with cancer and strategies to improve outcomes for premature babies in Australia were the subjects of the fifth Professorial Inaugural Lectures at UNSW.

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Rosemary Stanton investigates the health claims associated with the apple cider vinegar diet fad.

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Prominent medical and health experts will gather today at the inaugural SPHERE 2017 International Symposium to generate new insights into a more patient-focused and sustainable health care system.

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UNSW Medicine provided an outward demonstration of one aspect of the faculty's response to the 2025 Strategy.

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New technology using digital DNA and satellite data could help save lives by predicting the route of airborne pollen, writes Nicholas Osborne.

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While research provides some evidence that lithium protects the brain from dementia, its potentially harmful effects to other organs needs to be studied before it is added to drinking water, writes Perminder Sachdev.

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Janet Meagher, a champion for the rights of people with mental health issues, and Professor Allan Fels, Chairman of the National Mental Health Commission, have been awarded the Australian Mental Health Prize.

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