Health

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A survey to determine trends in the patterns of Australian drug use and the drug market has found a shift towards the higher purity crystal form of MDMA.

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Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against depression, an international research team led by the Black Dog Institute has found.

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Some ready meals contain more than an entire day’s worth of salt in a single serve, according to new research published by The George Institute for Global Health and VicHealth.

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The National Drug and Research Centre Annual Symposium will hear about research that finds the heaviest teen drinkers consume 11 to 15 drinks in one session.

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A $3.2 million grant will allow UNSW researchers to broaden their international research collaboration to determine common factors of cognitive decline and dementia.

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A study into the "Jolie Effect" by Weill Cornell Medicine and UNSW Sydney researchers demonstrates the power of celebrity illness to change patient behaviour.

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UNSW School of Psychiatry's Scott Teasdale, a mental health dietitian, explains the links between mental health and weight gain.

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The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives have been announced at The George Institute for Global Health.

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Antimicrobial resistance is sometimes called an "epidemic" and some experts predict it will cause 10 million deaths by 2050, but new research puts it into perspective.

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In most Australian states, if you have certain STIs, you have a legal responsibility to notify your potential sexual partners, Dr Denton Callander writes.

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