In a remarkable act of altruism, Newcastle schoolgirl Lillian Harding decided last Christmas not to ask for presents – instead she wanted money to donate to cancer research through HMRI.
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.
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.
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.
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.