Health

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A new study – led by a UNSW lecturer – will trial the best strategies for women and their babies who experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy.

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Robotic surgery for prostate cancer – an increasingly popular treatment option – is not proven as more effective, yet many patients believe that it is, a new UNSW and Ingham Institute study shows.

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A UNSW Sydney study calls for a reorganisation of health care priorities that focus on quality of life rather than prolonging the life of older people with terminal illnesses.

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UNSW research that simulates a smallpox pandemic and its global implications is among the first studies published in the new open access journal Global Biosecurity.

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A tripartite health program developed by UNSW Sydney, Gulu University and the Ugandan Health Ministry has enabled more than 1500 women in Northern Uganda to be screened for cervical and breast cancer.

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“Non-communicable diseases continue to pose a major threat to global health and economic development. We need measurable outcomes and long-term care solutions to make governments accountable in the battle against these largely preventable diseases.”

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Don't pursue happiness as a goal. Instead make sure what you do from day to day provides a sense of meaning in life.

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Aboriginal children are almost twice as likely as non-Aboriginal children to suffer unintentional injury – and the situation hasn't improved for more than 15 years, a new study shows.

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The mandated practice of two-hourly repositioning of residents in aged care facilities to prevent bedsores is ineffective and could be causing more problems than it solves, a UNSW study says.

On World Cancer Day, UNSW Sydney researchers share how they are working towards better cancer outcomes for everyone – and how they’re addressing challenges in cancer research and care.

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