HMRI health translational researcher, Dr Heidi Janssen has been awarded $25,000 in the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN) ‘Near Miss’ grant scheme.
For the first time, measuring the levels of the stress hormone Cortisol in the hair of senior school students has proven that short, high-intensity exercise significantly reduces stress and improves memory, overall wellbeing and fitness in adolescents.
Join us alongside HMRI researchers Professor Deborah Loxton, Dr Nicole Nathan and Emmalee Ford as we look at women's health across all age groups and what the research is telling us.
We'll discuss fertility, reproductive health and wellbeing, the factors that influence womens' long term health and the health issues women face today.
The trend towards vegetarian and vegan diets means more people are looking for meat-free protein alternatives.
Enter seitan (pronounced say-tan), the latest food trend that’s going viral online.
by Dr Kerith Duncanson- Accredited Practising Dietician. Originally featured in The Conversation.
World events have placed the spotlight on respiratory health like never before. From severe bushfires to COVID-19, Australians living with respiratory conditions continue to face new health pressures.
Through the 2020/21 Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS) program, GSK has committed a record of $6.9 million to continue supporting the health of Australians. More than 14 Australian research teams will be conducting studies in respiratory medicine, vaccines and oncology with the aim of improving health outcomes for patients.
Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health (HNE Health) have found that for each new fast-food outlet the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people went up by four.
While some research has found benefits of collagen supplementation for some aspects of skin health, it’s a case of buyer beware.
This article was originally written for The Conversation by HMRI and the University of Newcastle's Laureate Professor Clare Collins.
With ovarian cancer sadly taking the lives of over 2/3 of people diagnosed in 5 years, Port Stephens-based fundraising group 'The Pearls of Port Stephens' recently donated more than $3,000 to HMRI to support ovarian cancer research.