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Two of the world’s leading anti-ageing experts will use the 2014 UNSW Medicine Dean's Lecture to present technology and breakthroughs that will enable us to live longer, healthier lives.

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UNSW research into childhood cancers, HIV prevention, and sexually transmissible diseases in remote Aboriginal communities has received major backing in the latest round of federal government health funding.

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The molecular mysteries that allow cancers, viruses and autoimmune diseases to dodge the body’s defence mechanisms will come under the microscope at a new ARC Centre of Excellence.

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Inadequate guidelines for personal protective equipment may be to blame for health care workers contracting Ebola outside West Africa, writes Raina McIntyre.

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A new range of condoms coated with an antimicrobial chemical are unlikely to offer any more protection from STIs than your average condom, writes Bridgit Haire.

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Transforming poor communities through research into social business and health is the aim of a new agreement between UNSW and Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus.

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Thank you to the Handlebar, the Freestyler, the Fu Manchu and all the other moustaches that helped the Movember Foundation contribute $5.5 million in grants to support UNSW expertise in men’s mental health.

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Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project awarded a major grant from the Movember Foundation.

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Riding through red lights, pedalling onto footpaths... new research shows cyclists break road rules to stay safe.

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The long-awaited independent review of coal seam gas in NSW highlights many risks and uncertainties around human health from exposure to toxic chemicals, write David Shearman and Melissa Haswell.

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