Health

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A mental health app for teenagers, a school-based program to prevent substance abuse, and treatments for traumatised refugees are among UNSW projects that will share in more than $8 million in NHMRC funding.

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Liverpool Hospital Cancer Services has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation to go towards the first cancer Wellness Centre in south western Sydney.

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Unless new Federal Government changes to hospital funding for avoidable medical complications are implemented alongside other measures, they are unlikely to have much impact, writes Helen Dickinson.

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A medically supervised injecting centre provides the setting and the possibility for a new type of connection with drug users, writes Marianne Jauncey.

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has marked its 30th anniversary with a report looking back at 30 years of drug and alcohol research in Australia.

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Streamlined genetic testing for women diagnosed with cancer and strategies to improve outcomes for premature babies in Australia were the subjects of the fifth Professorial Inaugural Lectures at UNSW.

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Rosemary Stanton investigates the health claims associated with the apple cider vinegar diet fad.

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Prominent medical and health experts will gather today at the inaugural SPHERE 2017 International Symposium to generate new insights into a more patient-focused and sustainable health care system.

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UNSW Medicine provided an outward demonstration of one aspect of the faculty's response to the 2025 Strategy.

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New technology using digital DNA and satellite data could help save lives by predicting the route of airborne pollen, writes Nicholas Osborne.

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