UNSW Medicine

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Inspirational neurosurgeon and UNSW Conjoint Associate Professor Dr Charlie Teo will be one of the speakers at TEDx Sydney next month.

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The use of cloth masks by healthcare workers may actually put them at increased risk of respiratory illness and viral infections and their global use should be discouraged, according to a UNSW study. 

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A trip to the GP may see you walk out with a clean bill of health, a specialist appointment or a prescription. But a referral to go and discover your inner Picasso? 

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A leaked mental health review reportedly recommends re-directing $1billion from acute hospital services to community services. The proposal risks causing a major destabilisation of the public mental health system, writes Phil Mitchell.

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With the increasing availability of genetic testing, glimpsing your future risk of disease based on your own genetic makeup is now more tempting that ever.

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Australia’s unique policy of linking financial benefits to vaccination poses a real risk of backlash, write Raina MacIntyre and Daniel Salmon.

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A new treatment option is emerging for men with urinary problems, without the sexual side-effects of medication and surgery.

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Packing food for disadvantaged families at three o'clock on a chilly winter morning with Chelsea Clinton gave UNSW Masters student Rachel Wilkins a practical perspective on philanthropy.

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Financially punishing parents who refuse vaccinations for their children may not be an effective public health strategy, writes Raina Macintyre.

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Male offspring appear to benefit more than females from the positive effects of exercise during pregnancy, a UNSW animal study has found.

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