Health

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UNSW Professor Ian Harris and Conjoint Professor Jacqueline Close, based at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), have been awarded for their work to improve care for hip fracture patients.

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The first research grants have been awarded for microbiome research to be carried out at a new dedicated St George Hospital-based centre.

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Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation grants will help UNSW researchers in their mission to improve the long-term survival of women with ovarian cancer.

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Researchers from Sydney's Garvan Institute and the UK have developed a glow-in-the-dark 'biosensor mouse' that offers a real-time readout of the rapidly changing "skeleton" within cells. 

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A survey to determine trends in the patterns of Australian drug use and the drug market has found a shift towards the higher purity crystal form of MDMA.

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Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against depression, an international research team led by the Black Dog Institute has found.

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Some ready meals contain more than an entire day’s worth of salt in a single serve, according to new research published by The George Institute for Global Health and VicHealth.

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The National Drug and Research Centre Annual Symposium will hear about research that finds the heaviest teen drinkers consume 11 to 15 drinks in one session.

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A $3.2 million grant will allow UNSW researchers to broaden their international research collaboration to determine common factors of cognitive decline and dementia.

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A study into the "Jolie Effect" by Weill Cornell Medicine and UNSW Sydney researchers demonstrates the power of celebrity illness to change patient behaviour.

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