Health

Australia's first research group dedicated to tackling the rising incidence of brain tumours has been established at UNSW, following a $2.3 million donation by the Cure for Life Foundation.

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The number of Australians seeking hospital treatment for cannabis-related problems has jumped 30 per cent since 2002, with older users most affected, according to a UNSW study.

Many nations are failing to roll out prevention strategies required to contain the spread of HIV among injecting drug users, a landmark Australian study has found.

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UNSW researchers have received $5.1 million from the federal government to continue groundbreaking work to improve assessments and outcomes for people with dementia.

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Sufferers of heart disease could soon benefit from a world-first breakthrough by UNSW medical researchers that dramatically increases the success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts.

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Young women who buy into society's expectations are more likely than non-conformists to have a negative body image and eating disorders, a new study suggests.

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People who want to quit using cannabis can for the first time take part in a new online treatment designed by and for Australians.

A behind-the-curtain look at Australian hospital emergency rooms by UNSW researchers shows an entrenched culture of patient "packaging and selling".

More than a hundred teenage refugee footballers will converge on an eastern Sydney soccer field tomorrow (Tuesday, 8 December) to learn who will be part of Australia's other team heading to the 2010 World Cup.

Poor countries in South-East Asia could experience a spike in HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths due to the effects of the global economic crisis, UNSW research has found.

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