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Study of media's impact on statin use wins national award

27 May 2016
A study that found Australians cut back or stopped taking statin medications after an ABC TV Catalyst program questioned their effectiveness has won the 2015 MJA MDA National Prize for Excellence in...
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Smartphones and big data: an unprecedented opportunity to tackle ageing and disease

26 May 2016
OPINION: As we approach the edge of the fiscal cliff, highlighted this week by the release of the NSW Intergenerational Report – a $17 billion gap between revenue and what we’ll need to spend, mainly...
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Wagga UNSW medical student Lucy McMullen lands prestigious award

26 May 2016
A WAGGA medical student has landed a prestigious award. Lucy McMullen was this week announced as the inaugural Golden Heart Award recipient after emerging as the most outstanding medical student at a...
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Registration now open for the NDARC Annual Symposium 2016

26 May 2016
Registration is now open for The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium Current Issues in Substance Use: The Bigger Picture to be held on Monday the 12th of September, 2016. The...
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Neuroimaging insights into bipolar disorder

23 May 2016
School of Psychiatry researchers have used neuroimaging to study white matter integrity in patients with bipolar disorder (BD). The findings, obtained using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) were...
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Biomarkers and Translational Lab

Love for Lachie and hope for a brain cancer cure

23 May 2016
Imagine being told that your beautiful, seemingly perfect and healthy 10 year child is going to die within a year. This was the devastating news given to Tanja and Brendan Muldoon in April 2015 when...
Professor Susan Ramus

World leading ovarian cancer researcher joins UNSW Medicine

23 May 2016
This year it is expected that nearly 1500 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in Australia*. Often called the ‘silent killer’ because symptoms can easily go unnoticed, it is one of the...
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Electives in a tropical Caribbean nation and Australia’s top end, UNSW med student had adventures galore

23 May 2016
Final year Rural Clinical School Albury student Sophie Alpen has just returned from two electives – one in Belize, Central America, and one in Darwin. Sophie tells us about her amazing medical and...
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EPIC trial enrols 1000th participant as access to PrEP expands

20 May 2016
NSW is on track to virtually eliminate HIV transmission by 2020 as an expanded PrEP trial, led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia, enrols its one thousandth participant in record time....
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Challenging behaviour and intellectual disability – free e-learning available now

19 May 2016
A series of new modules about intellectual disability and mental disorder now available on our e-learning site http://www.idhealtheducation.edu.au.   The new modules are two modules about legal...

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