Health

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A new Australian study modelling the early stages of Parkinson’s disease has given researchers insight into its causes and a possible treatment.

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On World AIDS Day, UNSW’s Kirby Institute has been awarded a $12 million grant to conduct a clinical trial to improve treatment options for people with HIV who have failed first-line antiretroviral therapy.

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Melbourne's recent thunderstorm asthma event caught services by surprise. So, is it time for a national agency to coordinate our public health response, asks Guy Marks.

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People with cancer are exposed to many, often misrepresented, ideas about cancer that can induce stress and even shame, write Alexandra Gibson, Alex Broom and Zarnie Lwin.

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Headlines screaming that aged cheese could be an aid to better ageing were based on a paper that didn't test the effects of cheese on ageing, writes Clare Collins.

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The World Health Organisation no longer sees Zika as a health emergency. But what does this downgrade mean for mothers and babies, asks Catherine Bateman Steel.

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As it marks its 30th anniversary, the groundbreaking HIV research of UNSW’s Kirby Institute and its pioneering leader David Cooper has been acknowledged by the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet.

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Unpicking how brain proteins interact may create new strategies to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s Disease, write Arne Ittner and Lars Ittner.

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UNSW research has overturned previously held ideas of how Alzheimer’s disease develops, opening the door to new treatment options that could halt or slow the progression of the disease. 

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Join UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Jacobs and 12 UNSW experts as they share what keeps them up at night. UNSOMNIA - Thursday December 1st, Leighton Hall UNSW.

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