Health

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The Kirby Institute's new research collaboration with Myanmar's University of Medicine 2 will build research capacity in infectious diseases in the country, which faces considerable health challenges.

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The annual flu season means up to 17,000 more patients a year are staying longer in NSW emergency departments, a new study reveals.

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Nominations are open for the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize, recognising those who have made outstanding contributions to either the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness.

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The NSW Government’s additional $220 million investment in the Randwick Health and Education Precinct is an exciting opportunity to create a uniquely integrated hospital-university campus.

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Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite. Here's why, writes Andrew Brown. 

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UNSW's Yue Huang and researchers from four Shanghai-based institutions tested frontotemporal dementia causative genes in Chinese patients and found genetic differences from Western patients.

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Professor Teng Liaw is one of the inaugural experts in health informatics selected to join an international forum to help develop national and global eHealth policy.

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The UNSW-led Football United sport for social change program is expanding throughout Myanmar's universities, building the capacity of young people and communities.

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There are still many unanswered questions about how the MERS coronavirus is spread in Saudi Arabia, but health systems in all countries should have triage systems to identify travel-related infections.

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Four UNSW PhD candidates have won funding for PhD scholarships announced by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.

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