The Good Science Co (musculoskeletal health research team from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health) recently participated in the HCF Catalyst Accelerator program for health-tech startups. Here is a brief recount on their experience by Lauren Devine.
Cough is an annoying symptom following the common cold and can persist for weeks or months in some individuals. This study aims to test whether early intervention for cough reduces symptoms and reduces the duration of cough.
A significant grant awarded to a Hunter researcher will fund a first-of-its kind program to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers to quit smoking when their partner is pregnant, or if they have young children at home.
Building the capacity of community mental health services to provide preventive care to people with a mental health condition will be the focus of a three-year project led by researchers at the University of Newcastle.
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Dr Kelly Avery-Kiejda is an HMRI affiliated researcher from the University of Newcastle's School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy who is passionate about delivering solutions to breast cancer. Although research has come a long way in the last twenty years in particular, breast cancer is still the most common cancer in women - and the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Australian women.
With more cases popping up and fear of a second wave, where is the research for a COVID-19 vaccine up to?
Isobel Stoodley has a passion for helping people be stronger for longer. While her research is aimed at people 65+ she feels that terms such as elderly are outdated, and don’t really apply to the people she sees in her daily work.
More than $1 million has been announced by the Federal Government to support researchers investigating how to combat the most common and severely debilitating, however vastly undertreated, side effect of stroke – fatigue.