Health

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Surgery is one option to treat endometriosis. Here’s what’s involved.

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The risk of repeat self-harm in young people is highest in the first month after an initial self-harm hospital presentation.

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A better understanding of loneliness can help us identify when our social needs might be going unmet.

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The evidence so far suggests this wave could be a shorter and smaller version of the Omicron BA.5 wave.

Nitrous oxide canisters and balloons

While it's a drug that's widely considered as ‘safe’, nitrous oxide can cause serious harm.

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Phobias are when fears become excessive and interrupt daily life. A new review shows one longer session of exposure is as effective and more time-efficient than shorter sessions.

The four winners of the Australian Mental Health Prize 2022

The Australian Mental Health Prize has expanded to four categories for the first time since it was established in 2016.

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Spinal muscular atrophy and cystic fibrosis are among the rare diseases being explored by UNSW Medicine & Health researchers.

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We’ve learned much from large COVID outbreaks linked to the Ruby Princess and Diamond Princess cruise ships early in the pandemic. But there’s still some way to go

CVRN award winners

Professor Jamie Vandenberg, Associate Professor Clare Arnott and Associate Professor Eleni Giannoulatou have taken out all categories in the 2022 CVRN Ministerial Awards for Cardiovascular Research.

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