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Lee Ashton
July 28, 2015

University of Newcastle physical activity researcher Lee Ashton is designing a tailored, user-driven lifestyle program for this unique demographic, and he wants feedback from young men to better cater for their needs and to overcome participation barriers.

Premier Mike Baird
July 27, 2015

The Hunter will be the initial recruitment hub for Australia’s first medical cannabis trial for terminally ill adults, following an announcement by Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Medical Research Pru Goward today.

Neville Roach, Cathy Wiseman, Sally Castle, Deborah Hadwen, Karen Iles
July 24, 2015

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is one of six Australian not-for-profit organisations set to receive expert IT and technology support as part of a new community program being run by Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm.

Associate Professor Suzanne Snodgrass
July 22, 2015

University of Newcastle researchers are investigating new ways to diagnose and treat patients suffering chronic neck pain, a condition that affects more than 600,000 Australians and costs around $1.14 billion in associated health care.

Neurologist Professor Chris Levi
July 20, 2015

Early results suggest that two in every three people who experience TIA or minor stroke will go to their General Practitioner rather than the emergency department at a local hospital as the first port of call.

July 18, 2015

As National Diabetes Week draws to a close, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes worldwide continues to soar at an alarming rate due to poor nutrition, physical inactivity, urbanisation in developing countries and genetic predispositions.

Professor Manohar Garg
July 15, 2015

Health scientists from the University of Newcastle’s Nutraceuticals Research Group, led by Professor Manohar Garg, are seeking 80 recruits for a new clinical study to find out if an Indian spice combined with an omega-3 fat delay the onset of type 2 diabetes or prevent it altogether.

Dr Ashleigh Guillaumier
July 8, 2015

A study by University of Newcastle researchers has shown that low-income smokers often forsake meals or delay paying bills so they can buy cigarettes instead.

Assoc Professor Lisa Wood
June 24, 2015

Hunter respiratory researchers have helped demonstrate the benefits of a fibre-rich diet in reducing airway inflammation and curbing the onset of asthma in both pregnant mothers and their infants.

Imagine this lot, and more, at your door for the ultimate reno blitz prize.
June 17, 2015

Imagine this lot, and more, at your door. This unique prize will be auctioned at the HMRI Ball at Newcastle City Hall on Saturday night (June 20).