HMRI health translational researcher, Dr Heidi Janssen has been awarded $25,000 in the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN) ‘Near Miss’ grant scheme.
Clinical neuropsychologist and researcher Associate Professor Andrew Gardner and former Australian Rugby League star Martin Lang provide some great evidence-based advice on the signs, symptoms and management of sports-related concussion.
Three HMRI and University of Newcastle researchers are set to analyse some of the world’s most critical health problems, supported by more than $8.3m in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator grants.
Mental health is obviously a big concern during the current COVID-19 lockdowns. We spoke with Dr Jaelea Skehan, a registered psychologist, researcher and Director at Everymind for some advice on managing our mental health during these times.
A team of researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle has discovered the process of labour during preterm birth is different from that of full-term birth. In a paper recently published in the prestigious American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the research team discovered a distinct difference in the gene expression in women who underwent preterm labour.
We asked HMRI and The University of Newcastle physical activity researcher Professor David Lubans some of the common questions people have been asking about maintaining fitness and exercising during lockdown when we don't have access to gyms and our movements away from home are restricted.
Maintaining good nutrition and eating habits is important during lockdown periods where our routines can be disrupted. Laureate Professor Clare Collins provides some advice on how we can best manage our diet during lockdown restrictions.