Health

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Victorian mum Tracey Newnham has drawn on the support of UNSW clinical psychologist Brittany McGill to create a book that empowers children to cope with the loss of a parent to cancer. 

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Around 3,000 Australians take their lives each year, a frightening statistic that Black Dog Institute chief Helen Christensen is determined to turn around.

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Tens of thousands of Australians have been cured of Hepatitis C since March 2016, writes Greg Dore.

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Dr Nicole Kochan has been awarded a Boosting Dementia Research Grant for a world-first study that aims to improve early diagnosis of dementia.

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Significant increases in mortality rates between 2009 and 2015 indicate a major methamphetamine problem in Australia, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre researchers say.

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Research from The Kirby Institute released for World Hepatitis Day shows Australia could be one of the first countries in the world to eliminate hepatitis C.

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Researchers from UNSW and Black Dog Institute say major gaps in the literature must be addressed before ketamine is widely adopted as a clinical treatment for depression.

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Research from The Kirby Institute adds to the evidence that effectively treating HIV blocks transmission in couples of differing HIV status.

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Residents of high-density housing might value features such as balconies, but when roads get busy they increase exposure to pollution, write Christine Cowie and Guy Marks.

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UNSW research into fitness trackers reveals consumers should consider where the devices are worn and the activity type they wish to monitor before making a purchase.

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