With ovarian cancer sadly taking the lives of over 2/3 of people diagnosed in 5 years, Port Stephens-based fundraising group 'The Pearls of Port Stephens' recently donated more than $3,000 to HMRI to support ovarian cancer research.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic it has been well known that the virus does not affect everyone equally. Reviews of patient data around the world has shown that older people, men and those suffering from chronic lung conditions have worse outcomes and higher mortality rates. A new study may have found one potential reason for why some groups seem to get sicker more than others.
By Laureate Professor Clare Collins and Dr Rebecca Williams
Originally published in The Conversation
In Australia and around the world, research is showing changes in body weight, cooking, eating and drinking patterns associated with COVID lockdowns.
Seven University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded more than $7 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants, designed to support innovative and creative research projects which address a specific question.
For the first time, families of children suffering the worst type of children’s cancer will now have drug combination options with the announcement of a new clinical trial based on Australian research.https://hmri.org.au/researchers/matt-dun
The region’s health and medical researchers and local people will benefit from a new partnership between Port Waratah Coal Services (Port Waratah), Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Hunter New England Local Health District.