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UNSW’s expertise in mental health and substance abuse has once again been recognised with $5 million funding for two new Centres of Research Excellence.

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Australian researchers have used an electronic nose on the breath of patients to help diagnose aggressive lung cancer mesothelioma in its early stages.

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A test to predict the risk of relapse in children with leukaemia has won three UNSW researchers the Premier’s Award for Excellence in Translational Cancer Research.

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People with anxiety and depression can now receive mental health support on the go with the launch of a 24-hour mobile phone and iPad-based mood and behavioural monitoring tool.

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The findings of the CareTrack study highlight what we need to target if we want to lead the world in better health delivery, write the study's authors Bill Runciman and Jeffrey Braithwaite.

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Most people's anxiety about developing Alzheimer’s disease is reduced once they have undergone genetic testing, regardless of whether they have a family history of the illness, Australian researchers have found.

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Australians receive “appropriate” health care in only 57 per cent of consultations, according to the first ever national snapshot of the quality of clinical care.

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Babies born to mothers who had single embryo transfer during IVF are more robust and likely to survive birth, UNSW research shows.

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UNSW will host a new centre targeting primary care in obesity to help people with lifestyle changes to achieve their weight goals.

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World experts in the emerging field of nano-scale medicine are in Sydney for a major international conference hosted by UNSW.

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