Health

Dr Ashish Diwan and Dr Kyle Sheldrick.

A new MRI scanning technique for analysing degenerated spinal discs improves accuracy from 70% using current methods to 97%, raising hope of better diagnoses of back pain.

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Leading UNSW Sydney medical researchers are finalists at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia's most high-profile science awards.

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New research shows that the great health crisis of the 21st century is especially a risk to the heart health of women.

Mental health inequities

A taskforce of 30+ international experts - including UNSW Medicine researcher Dr Simon Rosenbaum - have released a report on the health inequities experienced by people with mental illness.

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There were almost 1800 drug-induced deaths among Australians in 2017, according to a new report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney.

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Researchers have discovered that a drug used to control parasitic infections can be used to inhibit melanoma growth and spread in mice.

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Residential drug rehab programs usually last for around eight weeks and include everything from counselling sessions to household chores, which help build connections and support between residents.

HIV diagnoses in Australia drop

 Australia leads the world in HIV prevention, recording the lowest number of HIV diagnoses since 2001 

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UNSW medical data researcher Dr Kalinda Griffiths has won a major award from the Lowitja Institute for her research into health inequalities across Australia.

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A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is why it's so important we start rolling it out.

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