What are the long-term symptoms of COVID-19?
August 4, 2020

Sufferers with mild illness might expect to get better after a few weeks. But there’s mounting evidence this isn’t the case, and COVID-19 may leave a long-lasting impression on its victims – not just the most severely affected or the elderly and frail. Written by Professor Peter Wark, published in The Conversation 27 July 2020

Here's how you shape your life in the first 1,000 days
August 4, 2020

Professor Craig Pennell is Chair of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine and Professor Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Newcastle. He works clinically as a sub-specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle and is a principal researcher at the Hunter Medical Research Institute. He is also the Foundation Scientific Director of Newcastle 1000.

Sleeping Soundly in Stressful Times
July 31, 2020

It can be hard to sleep when stressed. Senior Sleep Scientist Dr Gemma Paech offers her advice on sleeping during these uncertain times.

Anti-ageing study recognised by industry
July 30, 2020

The RESHAW study has been selected as a finalist in the NutraIngredients Asia Awards.

How to wear a face mask and reduce the risk of COVID-19
July 30, 2020

HMRI researcher, and Hunter New England Health ICU registered nurse Dr Jessica Stokes-Parish shows us how to correctly wear a face mask to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19.

How does exercise help someone going through cancer treatment?
July 28, 2020

Behavioural Scientist Professor Erica James has a family that's been significantly impacted by cancer. This is what drives her work.

National Pain Week 2020: Tackling the big and complex issue of chronic pain
July 27, 2020

Tackling a health problem as big and as complex as chronic pain is no small feat, however a team of researchers from HMRI and the University of Newcastle are dedicated to easing the burden that pain sufferers experience and changing the way care is delivered through innovation and collaboration.

Indigenous Health: Eliminating the Gap Virtual Seminar Recap
July 24, 2020

On Thursday 12 July, HMRI hosted Indigenous Health: Eliminating the Gap virtual community seminar.

Jessica Stokes Parish
July 21, 2020

Healthcare workers have been in the spotlight during the COVID19 pandemic, and Dr Jessica Stokes-Parish is keen to highlight that nurses don’t just do what doctors ask!

Dr Matt Dun
July 20, 2020

Laboratory tests have shown that a modified form of medicinal cannabis can kill or inhibit cancer cells without impacting normal cells, revealing its potential as a treatment.