Health

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Research into the biology of brain cancer by the Children’s Cancer Institute has been recognised as one of the top 10 medical research projects in Australia.

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Traditional Cook Islands medicines are playing a key role in the way researchers think about skin regeneration.

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The NSW Cancer Survivors Centre at UNSW will benefit from the Ride for Life fundraising cycling event in Sydney this weekend.

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Ten out of 11 patients with severe Tourette’s Syndrome have reported improvement after receiving deep brain stimulation surgery, UNSW research shows.

PTSD

An Australian study shows for the first time that people with substance use issues, who are frequently excluded from treatment for post traumatic stress, can benefit from psychological therapy.

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Close to half of the tests ordered by doctors on the day of a patient's discharge from hospital are not looked at again, UNSW research has found.

Global health

The world’s most vulnerable people continue to face massive health challenges, writes Heather Worth.

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Research has found the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, with 40 per cent of patients shown to have increased inflammation.

Smoking

Teenagers who smoke cannabis weekly or more are twice as likely as non-users to have an anxiety disorder in their late 20s, even if they stop using, a study has found.

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The Michael J Fox Foundation is supporting Australian research into Parkinson's Disease led by Associate Professor Antony Cooper.

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