Health

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Weight training should be a recommended alternative treatment approach for peripheral artery disease, a form of cardiovascular disease that affects about 1 in 6 Australians.

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A Centre for Social Research in Health report says stigma towards hepatitis C is a big barrier to prevention and treatment. 

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Four in five parents support the Australian Government’s controversial ‘No Jab, No Pay’ vaccination policy, but the policy may be disproportionately impacting low-income families.

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A new MRI scanning technique for analysing degenerated spinal discs improves accuracy from 70% using current methods to 97%, raising hope of better diagnoses of back pain.

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Leading UNSW Sydney medical researchers are finalists at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia's most high-profile science awards.

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New research shows that the great health crisis of the 21st century is especially a risk to the heart health of women.

Mental health inequities

A taskforce of 30+ international experts - including UNSW Medicine researcher Dr Simon Rosenbaum - have released a report on the health inequities experienced by people with mental illness.

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There were almost 1800 drug-induced deaths among Australians in 2017, according to a new report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney.

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Researchers have discovered that a drug used to control parasitic infections can be used to inhibit melanoma growth and spread in mice.

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Residential drug rehab programs usually last for around eight weeks and include everything from counselling sessions to household chores, which help build connections and support between residents.

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