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Public health

Australia is ill-prepared for a fast-moving public health emergency, writes Tony Adams.

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New research has found that keeping physically active can make a positive contribution to increasing quality of life for patients with multiple sclerosis.

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Australia may be ill-equipped to protect its citizens in a pandemic or similar public health emergency, according to one of Australia’s most experienced public health experts.

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Open sharing of medical clinical trial data would lead to faster and more trustworthy evidence for many of our most pressing health problems, write Adam Dunn and Enrico Coiera.

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Australian researchers are calling for the open sharing of clinical trial data in the medical research community, saying there's a case for using software hackers as role models for the open access of information.

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Supercritical fluid technologies developed at UNSW will be used to extract medicinal compounds from Indonesian herbs, enabling new methods of drug delivery.

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Professor Graeme Richardson’s contributions to rural medicine will be recognised with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Medal.

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Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as 6% of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found.

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Join an expert panel at a UNSW public forum to discover just how serious the binge drinking culture is among Generation Y, and what parents and the community can do to reduce the harm.

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The AMA is urging the government to consider the establishment of new medical schools in rural and regional areas to boost the number of doctors, writes John Dwyer.

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