Health

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Thanks to their brazen overconfidence, mediocre men are being promoted to senior roles ahead of vastly more qualified women, writes Darren Saunders. But a reckoning is coming.

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Vitamin “gummies” containing food acids, have a high sugar content and are not medicines consumers need, write Ken Harvey, Eliza Li, Rosemary Stanton and Stuart Dashper.

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Two of Australia’s biggest medical research organisations have entered a strategic partnership to dramatically boost health research and transform lives around the world.

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The emerging field of nanomedicine offers hope for better children’s cancer treatment that will have fewer side effects and improve quality of life for survivors.

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A sophisticated tool that can generate early outbreak signals using data from Google Trends, Wikipedia and Twitter has won the UNSW ZikaHACK competition.

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UNSW has welcomed the federal government’s announcement of $26 million for medical researchers and clinical trials through the Medical Research Future Fund. 

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Early warning of increased levels of pollen in the atmosphere could help allergy or asthma sufferers anticipate the onset of illness and begin preventative measures, new research finds.

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New findings by UNSW neuroscientists represent a whole new way of looking at how our brains make judgements about the environment, and could have applications in telesurgery, prostheses and robotics.

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In cancer, immune cells infiltrate tumours – but it hasn’t been known which immune cells exit the tumour or where they go next.

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More of us are labelled as sick with the constantly changing diagnostic cut-offs for diseases. Now an international expert panel has drafted a list of things to consider before setting new thresholds, write Ray Moynihan and Rita Horvath.

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