OPINION: Is one person to blame if another gets a sexually transmissible infection (STI)? In most Australian states, if you have certain STIs, you have a legal responsibility to notify your potential sexual partners.
Australia is on track to eliminate hepatitis C by 2026, a new report released by the Kirby Institute on World Hepatitis Day shows.
From restoring underwater forests to improving medical masks and developing hydrogen as fuel, a record 12 UNSW and UNSW-affiliated researchers and teams have been named finalists in the prestigious Eureka Prizes.
UNSW Associate Professor Rebecca Guy has been honoured at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards for her research on HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
The need for emergency departments to quickly isolate sick travellers returning from the Middle East until a diagnosis is established is highlighted in research comparing the MERS coronavirus epidemic in Saudi Arabia and South Korea.
A study that implemented and examined a program for the early recognition and treatment of sepsis in all NSW public hospitals in collaboration with the Clinical Excellence Commission and UNSW’s Professor Mary-Louise McLaws has been judged the best research article published in the Medical Journal
Sydney, Australia – 22 April 2017: A new test that enables diagnosis of hepatitis C infection in a single visit could improve access to early diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment service for some of the most vulnerable people in Australia and the world, according to a st
There has been a significant reduction in hepatitis B virus in Aboriginal women giving birth in NSW, with the decline linked to the introduction of the state’s newborn vaccination program.
OPINION: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus transmitted from person to person via body fluids like urine or saliva. For people with a healthy immune system, CMV is likely to cause no more than a temporary fever or headache.