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World record-breaker Dr Nikki Bart shares lessons learnt on the world's highest mountains. 

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New drugs, killer bugs, one-punch deaths and terror threats – if it happens in Sydney, Gordian Fulde sees it first.

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Two men treated at St Vincent’s Hospital in partnership with UNSW's Kirby Institute have undetectable levels of HIV more than three years after their bone marrow transplants, the first successful cases of the HIV virus being cleared in Australia.

Researchers have shown online treatments are just as effective as face-to-face therapies for a wide range of common mental disorders.

In a discovery that could lead to new treatment approaches for depression, researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shown that internet-based therapy programs are as effective as face-to-face therapies in combating the illness.

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Pinpointing new risk factors associated with schizophrenia will be part of the research focus of Australia's first Chair in Schizophrenia Epidemiology and Population Health at UNSW.

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A team of researchers, led by academics from UNSW and St Vincent's Hospital, have made a discovery that transforms our understanding of genetic diseases.