July 22, 2016

HMRI food scientists are conducting a study sure to please those with an appetite for healthy snacks as they taste-test an energy bar hand-made in the UON food labs.

Dr Tamara Bucher
July 18, 2016

An online survey has been created by dietetics researchers at the University of Newcastle to gather opinions from snack lovers about portion sizes and nutrition values.

July 13, 2016

Technology will be used to target the poor diets of young adults in a University of Newcastle/HMRI study aiming to test the effectiveness of personalised interventions to improve diet quality.

June 30, 2016

A follow-up study of men 10 years after prostate cancer treatment had surprisingly positive results for quality of life, masculinity and mental health, according to HMRI Cancer researcher Professor Jim Denham.  

Phil Hansbro
June 23, 2016

Hunter researchers have discovered a protein that induces both stiffening and inflammation in the airways of the lung, causing severe and chronic respiratory illness.

Type 2 diabetes study
June 15, 2016

Nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle are recruiting for a clinical trial to examine ‘sexual dimorphism’ in the effect of omega-3 fats as preventative measures for type 2 diabetes.

Curcumin, an anti-inflammatory agent
June 10, 2016

Margarine and an Indian spice are being enlisted by HMRI nutrition researchers in a two-pronged approach to lowering cardiovascular disease risk.

Gillian Gould and ICAN flip chart
June 9, 2016

Hunter researchers have received almost $1.65 million to support four ground-breaking cancer projects, as part of a $39 million funding package announced by the NSW Government.

Dr Mike Fay
June 7, 2016

In a boost for brain cancer research, an international phase III clinical trial has significantly improved survival of elderly patients with glioblastoma (GBM).

June 2, 2016

HMRI’s annual Art Series painting was unveiled by artist Donna Buck and Professor Julie Byles, the 2015 HMRI Award for Research Excellence recipient who works in gerontology and healthy ageing.