The first Indigenous student accepted into UNSW Medicine’s Honours program intends to pay it forward by mentoring students starting their training to become doctors.
More Australians have been treated for hepatitis C in the past 12 months than the last decade combined, following the listing of a new generation therapy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
UNSW researchers working on some of the most aggressive cancers including neuroblastoma, leukaemia, and pancreatic and breast tumours have received major backing from The Cancer Institute NSW.
The recent decision to effectively ban e-cigarettes will hurt poor and disadvantaged smokers the most, writes Colin Mendelsohn.
The deaths of more than 700 Australian adults with an intellectual disability could have been avoided with more appropriate health care and monitoring, a UNSW study has revealed.
Period pain usually begins soon after a girl starts menstruating, but commonly gets better as she gets older, writes Rebecca Deans.
Clinical trials for childhood cancer and studies into pain medicine addiction and teenagers living with OCD are among UNSW projects to receive backing from the NHMRC.
Australian truck drivers suffer daily near-misses and injuries, fearing each day could be their last, according to new research.
UNSW-led researchers have discovered that pancreatic tumours use unique genetic solutions to drive their growth, providing a new target to test tumour sensitivity to drugs.
Leading scientists, including Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty, are calling on the Australian government to urgently fund research into the impact of climate change on human health.