Health

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A new approach to treating pancreatic cancer using 'educated killer cells' has shown promise, according to a new study by UNSW medical researchers.

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The George Institute for Global Health is the top-ranked independent research organisation in Australia in a review produced for Times Higher Education.

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Only 25% of hip fracture patients leave hospital on active treatment for osteoporosis, the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry's 2018 report shows.

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Cancer tumour cells in the blood can be more accurately and cheaply detected using a malaria protein, new research led by UNSW’s Chris Heeschen shows.

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Elderly people near the end of their lives are receiving hospital treatment that is too aggressive, a UNSW-led study has found.

Obesity

A UNSW-led team researching a drug to avoid insulin resistance was greeted with an unexpected result that could have implications for the nation's rising rates of obesity and associated disease.

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A smallpox outbreak originating in Fiji was the hypothetical scenario confronting researchers, frontline responders and policymakers gathered at UNSW Sydney.

Opioids

The number of people dying as a result of opioid use has risen markedly, says a report by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney.

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Millions of people around the world could have a simpler way to reduce their blood pressure, a trial led by The George Institute for Global Health suggests.

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Point-of-care tests to detect and treat key infectious diseases will be expanded in 300 health centres in four countries thanks to a new program led by UNSW. 

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