UNSW Medicine

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Conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract are common in modern humans and many are on the rise. Here’s what they mean for you, writes Rebecca Reynolds.

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UNSW researchers have topped the state in the 2015 Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants, winning a combined $1.7 million in funding.

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We need to stop fussing over macronutrients and think about foods, writes Rosemary Stanton.

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Australians significantly overestimate the popularity of ice use, skewing perceptions of the drug and the risks it poses, a survey by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre at UNSW has found.

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Australia could see a 20% drop in suicide attempts and deaths if governments took nine immediate steps, a UNSW mental health expert will tell a national summit today.

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Dementia research has been given a major boost with UNSW researchers receiving close to $13 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

The assumption that the growing ranks of overweight and obese are not sufficiently motivated to lose weight may be wrong, with research suggesting low health literacy is the culprit, writes Mark Harris.

Australian GPs are failing in their attempts to help overweight or obese patients lose weight because they are mistaking low health literacy with a lack of motivation, according to new research.

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Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research.

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Up to two million hepatitis C infections could be averted worldwide in the next ten years if opioid substitution therapy was more readily available to injecting drug users, a study from UNSW’s Kirby Institute has found.

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