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People who use drugs prevented access to Hep-C wonder drug in United States, Australia edging towards universal access

30 June 2015
Medicaid restrictions on access to a breakthrough treatment for viral hepatitis C infection hit the poorest and most underserved patients the hardest, suggests data from a new study published today...
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Close look at human body

22 June 2015
A SKELETON named George was one of the star attractions as 100 year 8 students had a practical look at what it’s like to study medicine. The St Columba Anglican School (SCAS) students were given 15...
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Returning Oxford don begins role as head of Medicine at UNSW

19 June 2015
Eminent immunologist and HIV researcher Professor Rodney Phillips begins today as Dean of Medicine at UNSW, returning home to take up the role after nearly 40 years abroad. A native Australian and...
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UNSW researchers win ticket to Nobel summit

18 June 2015
A UNSW cardiologist and lung cancer researcher have been selected from a competitive field of Australian early career scientists to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting in Germany. Amelia...
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Why Your Brain Needs TLC... and What Happens When Things Go Wrong

18 June 2015
Professor Perminder Sachdev features in a Special Report in Australian Women's Health. Download the attached PDF of the article.  
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An Australian company using Ketamine to treat depression is being investigated by the health watchdog

18 June 2015
An Australian company using Ketamine to treat depression is being investigated by the health watchdog. Aura have been offered Ketamine injections at their clinics in Sydney and Brisbane. Ketamine...
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Love and Other Drugs

18 June 2015
If antidepressants blunt emotions, what happens to the euphoria  of a new relationship when you're on them? One writer reveals by Anna Christensen Last year, anxiety crept up on me the way your...
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Record number of Indigenous PhD students graduate from UNSW

17 June 2015
Four Indigenous students are graduating from UNSW with PhDs, with three receiving their doctorates during ceremonies on the Kensington campus this month. It’s a record number of doctorates awarded...
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UNSW program helping refugees overcome mental health stigma

17 June 2015
An innovative UNSW program designed to help traumatised refugees overcome the stigma associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been recognised, receiving a $450,000 grant from...
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The first global snapshot of an important neglected tropical disease

16 June 2015
(SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (16 June 2015) Released today, the first ever review of the prevalence of scabies and impetigo worldwide shows clearly where the hotspots and gaps are for these debilitating...

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