Health

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In mevalonate kinase deficiency, children experience frequent fevers, sickness and joint pain – but it hasn’t been known why.

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Black Dog Institute and Hunter Institute of Mental Health received $5 million in the federal budget to establish a Centre for Research Excellence in the Prevention of Anxiety and Depression.

NDIS

The Budget's increase in the Medicare levy promises to fill the funding gap that has plagued the future viability of the NDIS, writes Helen Dickinson.

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In the largest project of its kind, UNSW researchers have analysed 1.2 million calls to a helpline in NSW and found more than two-thirds of patients attended an emergency department when advised to do so.

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Young people are encouraged to participate in an online study into how adolescents cope with the death of a friend or relative.

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Next-of-kin are the most likely to be aware of a loved one's suicide plans, yet in a quarter of cases studied there was no communication between them and health professionals treating the person who died.

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New tools developed at UNSW have increased the ability of researchers to measure and see how T cells work and respond to threats.

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A streamlined model of education can be used to offer genetic testing to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, and will become more important as increasing numbers of women seek testing.

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UNSW-St Vincent’s Hospital researcher Jennifer Massey is the recipient of an MS Research Australia scholarship to examine the effects of stem cell transplant treatment on patients with MS.

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The results of the largest study to examine hepatitis B notification rates for women in NSW suggest a newborn vaccination program introduced in 1987 has been a success.

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