Health

New developments in research into depression and other mental disorders will be discussed at a major symposium at UNSW next week.

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Driving 'stoned' can increase the chance of having an accident by up to 300 percent, according to UNSW's National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre.

UNSW and The Black Dog Institute are seeking participants for a trial of a new, non-invasive form of brain stimulation therapy for depression, known as Direct Current Stimulation (DCS).

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UNSW researchers have given heart attack sufferers new hope with the development of a drug that dramatically reduces damage to the heart.

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The work of some of Australia's most acclaimed Indigenous artists is on show at Shalom College this week to fund scholarships for UNSW Indigenous medical students.

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Three UNSW research teams have received fast-tracked funding to study the evolving threat of swine flu.

Five-hundred Australians are being sought by UNSW and the Black Dog Institute for a study to pinpoint the risk factors for developing bipolar disorder.

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Researchers from UNSW and the Children's Cancer Institute Australia have developed a new approach to the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), one of the most aggressive forms of the disease.

Emeritus Professor Ian Webster has been honoured with a Prime Minister's Award for his work in reducing the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

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Federal health minister Nicola Roxon has launched Australia's first national maternity surveillance system based at UNSW.

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