Five HMRI and University of Newcastle researchers were honoured at the opening night of the Through the Lens scientific photography prize.
By Maria Bowman
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) is a hormone that plays the role as a biological clock during pregnancy - it can determine the length of pregnancy, resulting in why some babies are born early and some born late.
Maria Bowman is a research assistant in the Mother and Babies Research Program at HMRI and has the unique job of testing this hormone every day - a test that can only be done here in Newcastle.
Working at the coalface of our hospitals, residential homes, and other healthcare services comes with its own challenges for nurses.
Nursing is an emotionally and physically demanding profession, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has only added to the mental health burden for nurses.
So, while our nurses care for us, who cares for nurses?
Children and adolescents face greater risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when exposed to antibiotics or a Western diet at early ages, or when their family has higher socioeconomic status, according to a study being presented at the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2023 conference in Chicago, USA.