Health

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Adults who ride in the back of new cars are at higher risk of serious injury during an accident than those in the front seat, new research has found.

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Being fearful of falling can lead to actual falls among older people, irrespective of their real physical risk, new research finds.

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Australia has one of the highest rates of alcohol abuse in the world, yet few people seek treatment, a new study from UNSW's National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has found.

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UNSW's record enrolment of Indigenous medical students has been further boosted with five new Indigenous scholarships funded by the Balnaves Foundation.

Men with a family history of prostate cancer who are confused about whether to undergo controversial screening could have their questions answered thanks to an online resource.

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For the first time, UNSW medical researchers have demonstrated that exercise can reverse the effects in the brain of psychological trauma experienced early in life.

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People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) will have the chance to take part in a pilot study of a unique internet-based education program, which has proved very successful in treating several other mental disorders.

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Vaccination against the virus that causes cervical cancer has had an additional benefit - a marked decline in cases of genital warts, a new study has found.

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will have the chance to take part in a pilot study of an internet-based education program.

A study has found that mental health, alcohol and other drug services are harder to access for culturally and linguistically diverse clients.

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