University of New South Wales

Prejudicial views "enormous barriers to HIV prevention

HIV/AIDS is "not yesterday's issue; it is not a problem that has gone away", HIV campaigner Lord Norman Fowler has told a UNSW audience, arguing that the epidemic needs to be raised higher on the global public health agenda.

Jul 17, 2014
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Taking a break makes practice perfect

(Medical Xpress) -- Trying to learn a piano piece or master a new dance step? Make sure you take good breaks while training because you'll learn more effectively than if you push yourself and practice non-stop, ...

Aug 20, 2012
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Junk food can harm memory in a week

(Medical Xpress)—Even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental effect on the brain's cognitive ability, according to UNSW research.

Dec 17, 2013
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Fast-tracking new treatment for childhood cancer

(Medical Xpress)—Children fighting a life-threatening form of cancer could be treated with a revolutionary anti-cancer therapy as early as next year, following the formation of a research alliance to fast-track ...

May 05, 2014
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Global first: Easing cannabis withdrawal

(Medical Xpress)—A world-first study led by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) at UNSW has revealed a breakthrough for dependent cannabis users, employing a cannabis-based medication, ...

Jan 16, 2014
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