Health

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Bridianne O'Dea is at the forefront of research into how technology can harness the power of social media to detect mental illness and deliver appropriate health care.

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Doctors are trialling faecal transplants to treat a range of gut and other conditions, write Nadeem O. Kaakoush and Hazel Mitchell.

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As new treatments for hepatitis C reshape the landscape, new data from UNSW underscore the need to address issues including discrimination, stigma and engaging marginalised communities.

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Researchers have discovered how the modified natural compound dextran-catechin disrupts formation of blood vessels that fuel growth in the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

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Variability of responses in computerised tests is a strong marker of accelerated ageing and predicts mortality in older people, researchers at UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing have discovered.

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A storybook that empowers children to cope with the loss of a parent to brain cancer has been developed by Victorian mum Tracey Newnham with the support of UNSW clinical psychologist Brittany McGill.

 

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The team from the Simpson Centre for Health Services Research will visit UNSW's Kensington Campus for Dying to Know Day, an annual event that encourages people to consider what a good death might look like.

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Victorian mum Tracey Newnham has drawn on the support of UNSW clinical psychologist Brittany McGill to create a book that empowers children to cope with the loss of a parent to cancer. 

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Around 3,000 Australians take their lives each year, a frightening statistic that Black Dog Institute chief Helen Christensen is determined to turn around.

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Tens of thousands of Australians have been cured of Hepatitis C since March 2016, writes Greg Dore.

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