Health

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Professor Raina MacIntyre is on the front line of the fight against emerging bio-threats. She warns biosecurity breaches could be as catastrophic as nuclear war.

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The risk of developing bipolar disorder has a correlation with weak connections in the emotional areas of the brain. 

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Australians with a disability are dying from avoidable deaths at twice the rate of the general population, and many deaths are attributed to the wrong cause.

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Terri Foran looks at some common misconceptions and concerns about changes to the cervical cancer screening program. 

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You'll see your brain in a whole new way at a hands-on workshop at UNSW's Museum of Human Disease during Brain Awareness Week.

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By 2050, infections from resistant bacteria will overtake cancer as the leading cause of death globally, writes Alex Broom.

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The newer drugs for hepatitis C might mean fewer people are diagnosed with liver cancer, write Maryam Alavi and Greg Dore.

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As retirement looms for elite sportspeople, there is a need to prepare for the transition to post-sport life. But there are important things to consider long before this, writes Andrew Martin.

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The first Indigenous student accepted into UNSW Medicine’s Honours program intends to pay it forward by mentoring students starting their training to become doctors.

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More Australians have been treated for hepatitis C in the past 12 months than the last decade combined, following the listing of a new generation therapy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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