Health

brain trauma

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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Thousands of Australian cancer survivors experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), but little is known about its impact on a national level.

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Even many years after discharge, people who have been psychiatric inpatients have suicide rates about 30 times higher than the rate of the general community, new research finds.

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New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids, writes Karen Zwi.

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Thanks to their brazen overconfidence, mediocre men are being promoted to senior roles ahead of vastly more qualified women, writes Darren Saunders. But a reckoning is coming.

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Vitamin “gummies” containing food acids, have a high sugar content and are not medicines consumers need, write Ken Harvey, Eliza Li, Rosemary Stanton and Stuart Dashper.

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Two of Australia’s biggest medical research organisations have entered a strategic partnership to dramatically boost health research and transform lives around the world.

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The emerging field of nanomedicine offers hope for better children’s cancer treatment that will have fewer side effects and improve quality of life for survivors.

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A sophisticated tool that can generate early outbreak signals using data from Google Trends, Wikipedia and Twitter has won the UNSW ZikaHACK competition.

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UNSW has welcomed the federal government’s announcement of $26 million for medical researchers and clinical trials through the Medical Research Future Fund. 

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