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China connection to build bridge to better health in Australia

A new research-led Chinese medicine clinic in Sydney, better patient outcomes and the potential for Australia to tap into the $170 billion global traditional Chinese medicine market are among the benefits set to flow from an agreement signed by UWS and Beijing Univeristy of Chinese Medicine.

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NSW Premier launches Centre for Western Sydney

The UWS Centre for Western Sydney is a new initiative to forge partnerships with government and the community to address the region’s growing research and policy needs.

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UWS hosts conference on nutrition and nurture in infancy

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at UWS will be hosting an international conference which will explore the social, cultural, biological and relational influences on maternal and child nutrition and infant feeding


New photodynamic laser could revolutionise fungal nail treatment

A new photodynamic laser therapy being developed by a UWS researcher could revolutionise the way we treat the age-old problem of fungal nail infections.

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Study finds false perceptions of body weight put new mums in diabetes danger zone

An alarming number of new mums who develop increased blood sugar levels during pregnancy are placing themselves at heightened risk of long-term diabetes because of false perceptions of their own weight and health risk.

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New research reveals clock ticking for fruit flies

Queensland fruit flies that inflict damage on the nation's horticultural industry may be about to see their numbers take a significant dive thanks to new research.

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Regional Australia can be a carrot or stick in new refugee policy

The Safe Haven Enterprise Visa seems to provide a shard of hope for those irregular immigrants seeking long-term asylum in Australia.

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Should children under 13 be allowed their own Google accounts?

Google may soon offer children under 13 a simple and safe way to access internet services including Gmail and YouTube, but how will this affect online safety?

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Human-Robot interaction study recruiting participants

As part of their research into human robot interactions, researchers are looking for participants to play with the LEGO Mindstorms robot.

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Researchers investigate the impacts of bushfires on the Blue Mountains LGBTI community

A study into how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) residents in the Blue Mountains have been impacted by bushfires is now calling for participants.

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