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Supercritical fluid technologies developed at UNSW will be used to extract medicinal compounds from Indonesian herbs, enabling new methods of drug delivery.

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Professor Graeme Richardson’s contributions to rural medicine will be recognised with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Medal.

Cancer fatigue

Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as 6% of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found.

BrainFood

Join an expert panel at a UNSW public forum to discover just how serious the binge drinking culture is among Generation Y, and what parents and the community can do to reduce the harm.

John dwyer

The AMA is urging the government to consider the establishment of new medical schools in rural and regional areas to boost the number of doctors, writes John Dwyer.

Alison Ritter

We should all be concerned about our laws on illegal drugs because they affect all of us, writes Alison Ritter.

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Applying mild electrical currents to the brain has been shown to be an effective treatment for depression. But could the treatment also benefit people with bipolar disorder?

VCCRI baby sized

Australian scientists have made a landmark discovery that could help women minimise or even avoid the risk of having a baby born with congenital birth defects.

Sex industry

The decriminalisation of sex work in NSW – combined with a free market approach – has resulted in one of the healthiest sex industries ever documented, a report to NSW Health has found.

Whooping baby

Australia’s prolonged whooping cough epidemic has entered a disturbing new phase, with a study showing the emergence of a new strain capable of evading the vaccine.

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