Health

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

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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.

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family.

The National Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the launch today of its new name and identity - the Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society - while welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based charity The Atlantic Ph

A study to find out where, when and how cyclists ride and the incidents they experience will provide evidence for future government transport policy and planning, UNSW researchers say.

A team of Indonesian and Australian researchers has developed a new computerised tool to help authorities reduce HIV infection and track disease burden across the Indonesian archipelago.

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Three world-first clinical trials to tackle one of the most common and aggressive childhood cancers have been backed by $6 million in federal government funding.

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A promising new way to inhibit cholesterol production in the body has been discovered, one that may yield treatments as effective as existing medications but with fewer side-effects.

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The Heart Foundation "˜Tick' has been co-opted by the food industry to boost sales of fast food and is forcing prices up, argues UNSW Visiting Fellow Dr Rosemary Stanton.

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Associate Professor Christopher Poulos has been appointed as the founding Chair of Positive Ageing and Care at UNSW, supported by HammondCare.

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