Health

e-cigarette

The recent decision to effectively ban e-cigarettes will hurt poor and disadvantaged smokers the most, writes Colin Mendelsohn.

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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.

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Period pain usually begins soon after a girl starts menstruating, but commonly gets better as she gets older, writes Rebecca Deans.

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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.

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Australian truck drivers suffer daily near-misses and injuries, fearing each day could be their last, according to new research.

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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.

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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.  

global health

The George Institute for Global Health and UNSW have announced their intention to form a strategic collaboration to bolster high-impact medical research and transform lives around the world, a priority of both organisations.

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When does a reasonable concern about health tip over into illness anxiety, asks Jill Newby.

physical and mental health

It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.

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