DNA sequencing has come a long way since 1998, as Laureate Professor Rodney Scott reflects.
HMRI dietitians and researchers Clare Collins and Tracy Burrows often get asked when an adult might consider bariatric surgery for weight management. Many people may be eliegible but bariatric surgery is not suitable for everyone with obesity. Here's why...
Professor Murray Cairns’ recent drug repurposing trials have found that common medications used for heart conditions, muscle tension, stomach ulcers and cancer treatment can be used to fight obesity and diabetes.
Women are 2.5 times more likely than men to be a primary carer, with women representing 7 in every 10 primary carers. Dr Heidi Janssen and Dr Alexandra Denham are investigating the connection between caring duties and the cardiovascular health of female carers, specifically women who are caring for people with stroke.
For many women, the journey through menopause is a roller coaster of symptoms including hot flushes, night sweats, sleep disturbance, dry and itchy skin, mood changes, anxiety, depression and weight gain. Even though weight gain is common, you can beat it by using menopause as an opportunity to reset your eating and exercise habits.
BorneHMRI co-founder Dean Mumm is leading an Australian expedition crossing Costa Rica to raise funds for vital preterm birth research. Hear Dean talk with ABC Newcastle about what inspired him and the team to take on this fundraising challenge.
On World Mental Health Day, Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin speaks with ABC Newcastle about what mental health services are available (both face-to-face and online), the best way to access those services, and how we can help young people with their mental health concerns - today and every day.