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Professor Dame Valerie Beral Visiting Professorial Fellow of the UNSW

19 September 2014
In August 2014, Professor Dame Valerie Beral  DBE AC FRS was appointed as a Visiting Professorial Fellow, Prince of Wales Clinical School UNSW Australia and, over the next three years will contribute...
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Hepatitis C-related deaths and sexually transmitted infections on the rise

18 September 2014
Australia is experiencing a surge of sexually transmitted infections including gonorrhoea and syphilis, and a dramatic rise in hepatitis C-related deaths, according to the 2014 Blood-borne Viral and...
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World first prison-based hepatitis C treatment - just one tablet a day

17 September 2014
UNSW will lead a world-first study to evaluate the effectiveness of a one tablet per day hepatitis C treatment as a means of preventing the spread of the virus in prisons.  The SToP-C study (...
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Dust particles may be more harmful to asthmatics than M5 soot

16 September 2014
Particles derived from dust may do more harm to asthmatics and those people susceptible to developing it than soot particles from the M5 roadway, UNSW and University of Newcastle researchers have...
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Our scattergun suicide prevention isn't enough.

15 September 2014
Suicide is as preventable as skin cancer. And despite beginning discussions with R U OK Day and World Suicide Prevention Day, we don't follow through with the right strategies, writes Helen...
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What’s the easy cure for anxiety?

15 September 2014
Everyone experiences anxiety. It’s part of the normal range of human emotions. If you think you have never been anxious, you’re probably in denial. There’s nothing wrong with being anxious, and I...
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RCS students hit Mungo dunes and learn about Indigenous culture

15 September 2014
Griffith RCS students hit the dunes of Mungo National Park, in NSW's remote south-west. They saw sheep shearing, and feasted on a traditional Aboriginal meal of kangaroo salami and condiments made...
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New centre to unlock the secrets of cheaper, quality healthcare

12 September 2014
An Australian-first health research centre at UNSW promises to realise the potential of big data to reduce the costs of healthcare while simultaneously improving the prevention and management of many...
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Health boost from big data

12 September 2014
OPINION: The most negative aspect of the contested Medicare co-payment is not the unhelpful financial burden it seeks to impose on patients but the way it has so narrowed such a vital national debate...
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Our scattergun approach to suicide prevention isn't enough

12 September 2014
OPINION: News of a high-profile person taking their own life triggers feelings of shock, sadness and helplessness. How does someone with so much to live for give up without anyone noticing? We...

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