Health

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The UNSW-led Football United sport for social change program is expanding throughout Myanmar's universities, building the capacity of young people and communities.

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There are still many unanswered questions about how the MERS coronavirus is spread in Saudi Arabia, but health systems in all countries should have triage systems to identify travel-related infections.

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Four UNSW PhD candidates have won funding for PhD scholarships announced by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.

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Children and adolescents with food allergies are more likely to be a target of bullying than their peers without food allergies, a new review of research shows.

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Most people don't know if they have a hidden extra organ. But they're surprisingly common and usually harmless, writes Michelle Moscova.

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A drug that lowers blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes has been revealed to also significantly reduce the risk of both cardiovascular and kidney disease.

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Why do increasing numbers of Australians require disability support pensions for psychiatric conditions, when the prevalence of underlying mental health symptoms has not changed?

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When doctors struggle with health issues, the human side of the care they are trained to give suffers, and so do we as patients, writes Alex Broom.

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Research conducted by UNSW's Black Dog Institute has found a direct link between physical exercise and improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr Simon Rosenbaum explains.

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Survivors of traumatic brain injuries might have behavioural issues or have problems holding down a job for years after a blow to the head or a bad fall, write Travis Wearne and Emily Trimmer.

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