Health

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Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite. Here's why, writes Andrew Brown. 

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UNSW's Yue Huang and researchers from four Shanghai-based institutions tested frontotemporal dementia causative genes in Chinese patients and found genetic differences from Western patients.

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Professor Teng Liaw is one of the inaugural experts in health informatics selected to join an international forum to help develop national and global eHealth policy.

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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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