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Could cannabis help brain tumour patients?

Cannabis kills brain cancer cells in petri dishes so Australian researchers are embarking on a clinical trial to determine if it kills those cells in patients too. Up to 82 patients suffering from glioma, an aggressive form of brain tumor, ...

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Leprosy in Australia: a forgotten disease

There have been recent reports that leprosy is on the rise in Australia with 20 cases reported in Western Australia in the last five years. A common myth is that it has been eradicated, however it still exits, as every two ...

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Virtual museum to inspire empathy in healthcare

A team of academics at UTS in Sydney are leading a first-of-its-kind ‘Virtual Empathy Museum’ (VEM) – an innovative digital resource funded by an Australian Technology Network of Universities grant. The museum is a collection of educational resources that health ...

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