Health

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In a reversal of the heroin epidemic of the late 90s and early 2000s, older Australians aged 35 to 54 are now more likely to die from an opioid overdose, a new report reveals.

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Surgeons who rely on a patient’s own report of their nasal function may not be getting an accurate picture – unless they first assess their patient's mental health, UNSW research finds.

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Every day, four Australians are diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), but many people's resistance to the best available treatment has been poorly understood until now.

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Infection and immunity researcher Anthony Kelleher from the Kirby Institute has been welcomed as Acting Dean of UNSW Medicine.

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An international study has provided compelling evidence that we inherit more than a DNA blueprint from our mothers and fathers – we also inherit vital instructions on how to use this blueprint.

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The Kirby Institute's Rebecca Guy is the fourth outstanding woman researcher from UNSW to win the Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship in the past three years.

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UNSW research finds medical students aren't getting enough sleep, which is vital to their wellbeing and cognitive performance.

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UNSW’s Centre for Big Data Research in Health has a new and improved way to estimate the numbers of cancers that could be avoided if Australians changed their lifestyles.

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The research contributions of UNSW PhD student Dr Adeniyi Borire have been recognised by the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

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A new video to support bereaved parents uses their own words and experiences, rather than the advice of "experts".

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