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Study unmasks pancreatic cancer's secrets

26 February 2015
A study that has sequenced 100 pancreatic cancer genomes for the first time provides a new understanding of the disease’s origin and may help guide future patient treatment. The findings are...
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UNSW cancer expert to lead national medical research body

23 February 2015
As a researcher working on new treatments for pancreatic cancer and the wife of a cancer survivor, Dr Phoebe Phillips knows better than most the vital importance of medical research. Explaining this...
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Proposed higher education reforms a threat to rural health

23 February 2015
OPINION: If the key to reducing the health inequalities experienced by rural communities lies in better access to health care, then the federal government is treading a very delicate path. With...
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Disruption in brain signals sheds new light on melancholic depression

23 February 2015
UNSW researchers have identified a distinctive brain signature in people with melancholic depression, supporting calls for its classification as a unique mood disorder type. It is also hoped the...
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Crippling workload: mental illness in the Australian workplace

20 February 2015
Mental illness is now the main reason Australian workers take extended sick leave or become incapacitated. The costs are estimated to be close to $10 billion a year and growing, and reforms are being...
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Detained children risk life-long physical and mental harm

19 February 2015
OPINION: Many refugees and asylum seekers, including children, have experienced conflict, family separation and significant human rights violations, including torture, physical and sexual violence in...
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UNSW Medicine cancer researcher appointed new ASMR President

18 February 2015
As a talented pancreatic cancer researcher whose work is offering new hope of better survival for patients - and also the wife of a cancer survivor - Dr Phoebe Phillips knows better than most the...
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RCS student nabs top research prize for trail-blazing research

18 February 2015
PhD student, Kate Illingworth, has nabbed a prestigious Research Excellence Scholarship to carry out trail-blazing research in orthopaedic medicine. Ms Illingworth’s research looks at ways to develop...
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Syncing sounds and synapses

18 February 2015
From the moment she could talk Sophie Payten has been a singer, but it was a school science class on the human brain that first inspired her to combine her passion for music with the mysteries of...
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Coffs Harbour campus dazzles Assistant Minister of Health

17 February 2015
The Hon Luke Hartsuyker MP, Member for Cowper, and Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Assistant Minister for Health dropped into the Rural Clinical School's Coffs Harbour campus today. They experienced...

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