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A four-year study suggests medicinal cannabis is not as effective at relieving chronic non-cancer pain as commonly assumed.

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SPHERE, a venture between 14 partners in health, education and medical research, will receive $6 million from the Medical Research Future Fund. 

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Professor Rebecca Ivers from The George Institute and UNSW Sydney has been awarded the 2018 Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship, given to Australia’s top ranked female fellow in public health.

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UNSW researchers will work in an international team to reduce the misuse of antibiotics that contributes to germs becoming resistant to medicines. 

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A symposium of distinguished guests supported a research agenda to perpetuate the legacy of the late Professor David Cooper. 

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The 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize was launched today at UNSW, with nominations open for those making outstanding contributions to either the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness.

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Reporting of recent studies may have caused alarm that brain injuries cause dementia. It just increases your risk.

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UNSW Medicine alumna Elizabeth de Somer has been appointed CEO of Medicines Australia, the country’s peak body representing the innovative medicine industry.

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New research shows how the brain can respond to changes in body temperature and affect how much we want to eat.

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Hundreds of people gathered at Sydney's Town Hall today to remember UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper AC, immunologist and pioneer in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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