Health

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UNSW Sydney will expand its Wagga Wagga Rural Clinical School to provide a complete medical degree, after a budget boost for rural medical training. 

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A major international study has found that being active can protect against the emergence of depression.

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To mark a new family milestone, UNSW medical graduates and PhD students Emily He and Louis Wang decided to submit their doctoral theses on the same day, accompanied by their children.

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The effectiveness of current advertising codes in protecting the health of teenagers is questioned in a new study led by researchers at UNSW Sydney, Monash and Curtin University.

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Research led by Neuroscience Research Australia and UNSW Sydney has received more than $3 million in federal funding to improve treatment for dementia in Indigenous Australians.

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Researchers investigating 'the new frontier of medicine' and its defining effects on how we live and die are preparing to open a world class facility.

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UNSW faculties of Medicine and Engineering are investing nearly $2m in four clincally-led biomedical engineering initatives that will help address major health problems.

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New South Wales could provide the blueprint for Australia when it comes to including health at the forefront of legislative reform, urban planning and infrastructure assessments.

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With dementia on the rise, a new report calls for greater awareness of modifiable lifestyle factors that increase risk of the condition, including diabetes, physical inactivity and mid-life obesity and high blood pressure.

 

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An intervention approach that involves structured visits to healthcare professionals for nursing home residents after hospital discharge halves their chance of readmission and visits to emergency rooms, according to new research by UNSW.

 

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