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Former Coffs student talks medicine and kids

20 October 2014
Former Coffs Rural Clinical School student, Brydie Ksiaszek, features in Amy Mills' SMH article on mothers who juggle high-powered careers and young families, and the vexed question on whether to...
Use of synthetic cannabis drops: 2014 Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Use of synthetic cannabis drops

20 October 2014
Use of synthetic cannabis has halved among a group of regular stimulant drug users and use of other synthetic drugs appears to have stabilised, a national drugs trends conference will hear today...
Ice use increases among people who inject drugs: 2014 IDRS

Ice use increases among people who inject drugs

20 October 2014
Overall use of methamphetamine has stabilised, but ice use has increased among people who inject drugs 61 per cent of people who regularly inject drugs reported using ice in the previous six...
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How are nurses becoming infected with Ebola?

15 October 2014
OPINION: American nurse Nina Pham is the second health worker to contract Ebola outside of West Africa while caring for patients with the virus, despite using personal protective equipment....
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Immunity under the microscope at new Centre of Excellence

15 October 2014
The molecular mysteries that allow cancers, viruses and autoimmune diseases to dodge the body’s defence mechanisms will come under the microscope at a new centre that will use pioneering Nobel Prize-...
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Are antimicrobial condoms the new frontier against STIs? Not quite…

14 October 2014
OPINION: Australian biotech company Starpharma has announced the imminent launch of a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical known as VivaGel. While it might be marketed as a great leap forward...
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RCS student a Camden showgirl finalist

14 October 2014
The Camden Showgirl for 2015 will be officially unveiled at the Camden Show Ball on October 25 at the AH&I Hall. There are six girls vying for the title as well as the opportunity to represent...
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UNSW Med Student Sets Sights on Rio Olympics

14 October 2014
From the age of seven, William McNamara could run circles around his mates – literally. More than a decade later the third year medical student, who studies at UNSW’s Rural Clinical School, is a...
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UNSW signs agreement with Nobel Peace laureate

13 October 2014
Transforming poor and marginalised communities through research into social business and health is the aim of a new agreement between UNSW and Nobel peace laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. Professor...
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Immune system plays a key role in ageing: scientists

10 October 2014
Targeting the immune system could be used to reverse cognitive decline in older people, according to Israeli researchers. Professor Michal Schwartz from the Neurobiology Department and Dr Ido Amit...

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