health

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Our inability to lose weight could be related to the trillion or so bacteria and other organisms that colonise our gut, write Margaret Morris and Jessica Beilharz.

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Eleven UNSW researchers have been inducted as Fellows of Australia's flagship academy of medical science.

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Experts are petitioning the TGA to remove nicotine from the Poisons Standard so e-cigarettes can legally be used to quit smoking, writes Colin Mendelsohn.

Mediterranean diet

Even for those on statins, a healthy Mediterranean eating pattern brings extra benefits, writes Rosemary Stanton.

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Genetic testing for children should only be considered where there are clear medical benefits, say UNSW researchers, who've found the potential harmful effects of testing on children’s mental health remains largely unknown.

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The PLuS Alliance brings together three leading universities to help find research-led solutions to global challenges and expand access to world-class learning.

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Economics is at the heart of Indigenous wellbeing and merely changing words in the Constitution would do little to address Indigenous disadvantage, former High Court Judge Michael Kirby has told a UNSW audience.

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Former High Court judge Michael Kirby will headline a UNSW panel debate on the health and social consequences of Indigenous incarceration, to mark NAIDOC week.

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We don't need a Medicare review to tell us the we are spending too little on primary care to keep people out of expensive hospitals, writes John Dwyer.

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UNSW environmental engineer Stuart Khan will advise on new global drinking water guidelines following his appointment to a top World Health Organisation body.

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