Health

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A UNSW study shows that a large proportion of bowel cancers in Australia are preventable by adopting a healthy lifestyle – particularly for men.

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New reports released today show that increases in government funding for prevention strategies are achieving significant reductions in the risk of HIV transmission.

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Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis C treatment.

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With so many different types out there, it's hard to know what sleep medications are safe to use. Here's a guide.

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The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and UNSW have launched a multimillion-dollar cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) machine that will give researchers unprecedented insights into cardiovascular disease.

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Associate Professor Nadine Kasparian will work at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital to inform her work on mental health care for children with critical or chronic illness. 

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Discover which one of the three major influences holds the master key to body weight regulation.

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Professor Deborah Lupton, UNSW's newest hire under the SHARP program, will explore how digital health technologies, big data and self-tracking apps are changing the way we manage our health.

 

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UNSW Medicine’s Professor Minoti Apte, OAM has received the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) Distinguished Researcher Prize 2018. 

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Doctors tend to overestimate how good their treatments are and underestimate the harms that come from them. But many studies have shown knee arthroscopy to be no more effective than fake surgery.

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