Cancer patients less likely to be prescribed heart medication
June 22, 2020

A new study, published in the journal JACC: CardioOncology, notes that heart disease has become a leading cause of long-term preventable death in cancer survivors.

Greater funding to shift trial to telehealth
June 19, 2020

The Greater Charitable Foundation has committed almost $180,000 to shift an HMRI stroke fatigue clinical trial to a telehealth model.

HMRI Art Series – a colourful inspiration
June 18, 2020

Newcastle Artist Brett McMahon is renowned for his large scale paintings in somber hues of charcoal, silver and grey. They’re powerful and beautiful. So when his 2019 HMRI Art Series work, inspired by HMRI awardee for Research Excellence Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was unveiled, there were gasps of surprise and delight.

Management of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and pharmacists
June 15, 2020

A recent study published in Pharmacy has revealed that while pharmacists were often the first point of contact for patients with initial symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), many of these health professional lack confidence about managing patients with the condition.

Good gut bacteria to help patients to breathe easier
June 12, 2020

HMRI respiratory researcher Kurtis Budden has received the TSANZ Ann Woolcock New Investigator Award for his work in respiratory disease.

Dr Chris Williams
June 12, 2020

Gyms are reopening across New South Wales for the first time since COVID-19 closed their doors.

HIIT workouts a good fit for workplaces
June 10, 2020

Participants in a workplace-based High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) study felt better, slept better and were more motivated and fitter after just eight weeks, physical activity researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute have found.

Keeping active while confined in quarantine
June 9, 2020

Returning from a family holiday in England to face two weeks of solitary quarantine inside a small hotel room was a daunting prospect indeed for HMRI physical activity researcher and advocate Matthew ‘Tepi’ McLaughlin.

Young women more stressed than most during COVID-19
June 8, 2020

A new study from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health has reported that younger women were more likely to report high levels of stress and anxiety during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HMRI Researcher Showcase 2020 - Virtual Event
June 3, 2020

On Wednesday 20 May, HMRI hosted its annual Researcher Showcase, this year as a virtual event. Watch the educational and inspiring presentations from the night by our 2010 Researchers of the Year, Associate Professor Stephen Smith, Associate Professor Luke Wolfenden and Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin.