Health

Telstra Foundation and film director Phillip Noyce join forces with Football United to train young refugee footballers in digital film making

AMA indigenous inside

Medical student Murray Haar wants to reduce the rates of chronic disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities - a commitment that has won him an AMA Indigenous scholarship.

Ecstasy inside

Party drug Ecstasy is becoming less popular but use of new designer drugs available over the internet is on the rise, according to the latest drug monitoring report.

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Scientists at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre say a new treatment approach for childhood cancer may also offer hope to adults with lung cancer.

Taste inside

Australian children could be suffering taste disorders at a rate three times the World Health Organization definition of a major public health crisis, research has found.

We all know what goes on in prison. Or do we? A study examining sexual behaviour and sexual culture in jails in NSW and Queensland suggests that popular beliefs about prison sex are largely myths.

Two UNSW PhD students, Wee Siang Teo and Jan Gralton, will join 25 Nobel Laureates and the world's best young medical researchers at a prestigious workshop in Germany.

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New pharmaceutical products based on plants used in traditional Cook Island medicine could be on sale within a few years, following research carried out at UNSW.

Optom insidet

Jenna Owen, the first Aboriginal optometrist in NSW - and only the second in the country - has graduated from UNSW with a first class pass.

Kirby inside flowers

UNSW's national HIV clinical research centre has celebrated its 25th birthday by launching a new identity, and welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based The Atlantic Philanthropies.

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