Health

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Out-of-pocket costs are preventing many people from taking vital asthma medication, the new study says.

Australian Mental Health Prize

The prize is designed to help improve mental health care in Australia and ensure mental health issues are well understood by the public.

glucose monitoring patch for diabetes

A small patch allows people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels easily. But this technology isn't currently subsidised, so many everyday Australians who could benefit are missing out.

How do people get cancer?

What is cancer – the deadly disease that affects the lives of millions of people around the world each year? And… why do some people get it, and others not? 

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When you think of steroid users, it's likely you picture a male in the gym with huge muscles. But all sorts of people use steroids for all sorts of reasons.

Rodney Phillips, Rebecca Ivers, John Myburgh and Richard Henry

Professor John Myburgh is the recipient of the UNSW Doctor of Science honour for his outstanding contribution to the field of critical care and trauma.

Chemotherapy patient

More than 15 million people each year will need chemotherapy by 2040, a landmark study published today by a team of Australian researchers has shown. 

Woman experiencing motion sickness

Motion sickness can make you feel pretty wretched. But there are a few things you can do to try and prevent it, or to treat it once it takes hold.

Jessica Grisham

UNSW Professor Jessica Grisham explains the psychology behind hoarding disorder

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A study in menopausal women found that participating in interval sprinting three times a week over two months resulted in significant health benefits.

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