Health

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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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Medical students are using virtual reality to help learn anatomy. But is it a game-changing technology some people say it is, asks Michelle Moscova.

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There is compelling evidence that treatment greatly reduces HIV transmission but prevention of the disease remains complex, the latest report by UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows.

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A new UNSW public health degree launched in India will strengthen the country's capacity to respond to major health challenges. 

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