Health

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Social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace are being co-opted by UNSW researchers to improve the nation's health.

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A new way of understanding autistic disorders, incorporating both psychological and biological factors, could lead to the conditions being picked up earlier, research from UNSW has found.

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UNSW researchers have developed a more accurate, less confronting and more convenient way of administering insulin to diabetics.

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Generation Y is becoming more complacent about the risk of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, according to a UNSW researcher.

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Researchers from UNSW have found that while Internet searches bring up a variety of useful materials, people pay more attention to information that matches their pre-existing beliefs.

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The NSW Premier Morris Iemma addressed graduating medical students at UNSW last week, calling on them to show compassion in their work as doctors.

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Two UNSW researchers have had their outstanding contributions to health and medical research recognised by the NHMRC.

UNSW research has found that middle-aged Australians are more anxious and depressed than their elderly counterparts, turning on its head a prevailing myth about old age.

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A sexual relationship will develop in up to ten percent of cases where a psychotherapist is male and the client is female, according to research from UNSW.

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Angela Titmuss is yet to practice as a doctor, but the UNSW medical student is already making waves in rural health.

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