Health

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Australia’s annual report card on STIs and blood-borne viruses finds that gonorrhoea has increased by 63% over the past five years.

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A UNSW research psychiatrist and people with mental health illnesses who used their experience to drive improvements in care are among the six finalists for the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize.

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Is coconut oil all it’s really cracked up to be, or is it just another fad? Rosemary Stanton tests the claims about this so-called superfood.

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UNSW Conjoint Professor Chris Poulos and Associate Professor Roslyn Poulos are championing a program where health professionals, including GPs, write prescriptions for their patients to participate in the arts.

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A new national internship program involving UNSW Sydney aims to make Australia a more attractive clinical research destination.

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Reviews of the global prevalence of injecting drug use and of interventions to prevent the spread of blood-borne viruses among people who inject drugs paint a worrying picture.

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Most people assume heart disease is a lifestyle illness that only affects adults, but there are many different heart conditions that can occur in childhood, write Nadine Kasparian, David Winlaw and Gary Sholler.

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Australia's flagship academy of medical science has 49 new Fellows, including six from UNSW.

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More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a third, a new report by The George Institute for Global Health has found. 

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The latest report on Assisted Reproductive Techonology in Australia and New Zealand reveals that for the first time, more babies are born from IVF treatment using frozen embryos.

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