UNSW Medicine News
Even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental effect on the brain’s cognitive ability, according to UNSW research.
OPINION: The media loves a bad news story - and the response to the latest report on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is no exception.
More accustomed to labs and small offices, UNSW’s top early career researchers received the red carpet treatment at the University’s Postdoctoral Academy Awards.
The first Indigenous medical student to graduate from UNSW on a Balnaves Foundation Scholarship says the program played a role in his success.
OPINION: For many people in Australia, the annual observance of World AIDS Day on December 1 may be the only regular reminder of the HIV epidemic that was such a leading public concern in the 1980s
OPINION: ABC TV’s The Vagina Diaries investigates the worrying trend for increasing numbers of labiaplasty procedures being performed in Australia.
OPINION: WHILE the proposed closure of the Stockton Centre must be viewed in the context of the policy of retreat by the state Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care from the provision of s
OPINION: In a moving, intimate tribute to Lou Reed in the current issue of Rolling Stone, his partner Laurie Anderson writes with gratitude and love of their shared joys of artistic endeavour, thei
UNSW’s 50 year partnership with the Prince of Wales hospital has been celebrated with a gala dinner attended by staff, alumni and special guests from both institutions.
The country’s peak body for health and medical research has recognised three UNSW researchers for their outstanding contributions.
OPINION: Australia is a rich and healthy country which has long recognised its obligations to the poorer countries of the world, but the amount we give and how we give it are subject to economic an
Death rates are greater if a patient is admitted to hospital via the Emergency Department over the weekend than during the working week, according to new research from the University of New South W
OPINION: Late last week, the world’s leading experts on cancer, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic to humans.
UNSW has received $37 million in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
OPINION: The Australian Medical Association (AMA) and medical specialist groups are currently debating public disclosure of gifts received by doctors from pharmaceutical companies.
The number of newly diagnosed cases of HIV infection in Australia continues to rise, having increased by 10 pe cent in 2012 to reach 1253, the largest number in 20 years, according to the latest na
Leading Australian medical faculties will unveil a world-first model for health care education utilising next-generation educational technology to improve access and outcomes for students, healthca
OPINION: A year ago, we put up a modest web page outlining our project to build a new, technology-enabled model for medical education.
More than 40 per cent of all regular psychostimulant users have used an emerging psychoactive substance (EPS) in the previous six months, according to research released by UNSW's National Drug and
OPINION: As an Aboriginal woman working in public health, I have always believed that we can break the vicious cycle of disadvantage and empower young indigenous Australians to overcome adversity.