Health

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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.

Bettina inside

Research into the attitudes of women toward genetic testing for cancer has received major backing in two separate rounds of state and federal government funding.

Virus hiv inside

Australians should not be complacent about the risk of HIV infection, UNSW researchers have warned on World AIDS Day.

Australia is losing the battle against obesity and more attention must be given to the role of drugs in managing weight loss, UNSW researchers say.

Morris comfort inside

Medical researchers have for the first time demonstrated that "comfort eating" can reverse the effects in the brain of psychological trauma experienced early in life.

A new state-of-the-art eye testing centre has opened at UNSW, offering free services to the public - thanks to the generosity of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

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Studies into the effectiveness of home visits for families of Aboriginal infants and the impacts on children of parents using alcohol and tobacco have received major backing.

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