Walking means less time in hospital
February 22, 2017

Study from the University of Newcastle reveals the impact increased walking has on hospitalisation.

Dr Mike Fay
February 21, 2017

Leading radiation oncologist Dr Mike Fay has received a Mid-Career Research Fellowship dedicated to brain cancer, funded by the Mark Hughes Foundation

Andrew Murphy and Michael Nilsson
February 20, 2017

Two Hunter charities have shared over $267,000 after the Newcastle Master Plumbers Association cleared a 43-year-old pool of membership funds.

Dr Rachel Wong
February 16, 2017

Taking resveratrol twice daily can boost cognitive performance in postmenopausal women and also alleviate their experience of chronic pain.

HMRI Foundation Chairman Scott Walkom
February 10, 2017

Real estate principal Scott Walkom has been instated as the new HMRI Foundation Chair to champion the Institute’s fund-raising endeavours

What is a balanced diet anyway?
February 9, 2017

Having a ‘balanced diet’ means you’re getting enough of all the right nutrients - not equal amounts of pizza and broccoli.

DADEE participant
February 7, 2017

The DADEE (Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered) program is entering a new phase involving student teachers to cement its sustainability.

Chris Levi to implement telehealth program to assist stroke sufferers
February 6, 2017

Almost $2 million has been awarded to the University of Newcastle (UON) to support four new research projects, as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) funding outcomes.

Dr Elizabeth Kepreotes
February 3, 2017

A John Hunter Children’s Hospital study has found the use of high-flow oxygen therapy can support more children with bronchiolitis and prevent admissions to the paediatric intensive care unit.

Father's often overlooked in children's obesity prevention programs
February 1, 2017

Study finds dads are often absent from studies that test best ways to treat obesity in children.