Health

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Don't pursue happiness as a goal. Instead make sure what you do from day to day provides a sense of meaning in life.

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Aboriginal children are almost twice as likely as non-Aboriginal children to suffer unintentional injury – and the situation hasn't improved for more than 15 years, a new study shows.

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The mandated practice of two-hourly repositioning of residents in aged care facilities to prevent bedsores is ineffective and could be causing more problems than it solves, a UNSW study says.

On World Cancer Day, UNSW Sydney researchers share how they are working towards better cancer outcomes for everyone – and how they’re addressing challenges in cancer research and care.

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The funding supercharges the Australian Parkinson's Mission, an international collaboration working to defeat Parkinson's disease.

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A major Australian study shows that most people who died of suicide dismissed expressing suicidal thoughts to health professionals, prompting calls to review the way treatment is managed and resourced. 

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Flu vaccination is provided free for children with chronic illnesses, yet uptake is low prompting UNSW researchers to call for renewed efforts to get this message out to parents in order to keep affected children out of hospital.

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Researchers have uncovered crucial link that offers a new and potent way to target childhood cancers.

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One of the Kirby Institute's long-time champions has been appointed as its new Director and "could not be prouder" to carry on the Institute's life-saving research. 

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While the KonMari method will help many people declutter their houses and reassess what they really need, for people with clinical hoarding disorder the process is much more complicated.

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