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Health
USyd crest

Fact sheets - from World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/en/

Perspectives
Global warming and climate change

Warmer and sicker? Global warming and human health - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/081/081key.htm

Genetics

Genetics and the Future of Medicine - from Genetic Health
http://www.genetichealth.com/G101_Genetics_and_the_Future_of_Medicine.shtml

Stem cell research

Stem cells gateway to 21st century medicine - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/090/090key.htm

Stem Cell Basics - National Institutes of Health
http://stemcells.nih.gov/info/basics/

Medical physics

The picture becomes clear for magnetic resonance imaging - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/062/062key.htm

Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) - from Radiology Info
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=angioct&bhcp=1

Health Issues

Obesity

Obesity in children - from Better Health Channel
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Obesity_in_children?open

Cancer

The future of cancer treatments - from BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/medical_notes/c-d/590699.stm

Emerging diseases

Bird flu the pandemic clock is ticking - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/090/090key.htm

Aging Population

Pointing the bone at osteoporosis - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/042/042key.htm

Environmental diseases

The rise and rise of asthma - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/007/007key.htm



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