Chris Levi to implement telehealth program to assist stroke sufferers
February 6, 2017

Almost $2 million has been awarded to the University of Newcastle (UON) to support four new research projects, as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) funding outcomes.

Dr Elizabeth Kepreotes
February 3, 2017

A John Hunter Children’s Hospital study has found the use of high-flow oxygen therapy can support more children with bronchiolitis and prevent admissions to the paediatric intensive care unit.

Asthma Drug Listed
February 2, 2017

An asthma drug that was once destined for the scrapheap has just been listed on Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme after further trials proved its worth in a sub-group of patients.

Father's often overlooked in children's obesity prevention programs
February 1, 2017

Study finds dads are often absent from studies that test best ways to treat obesity in children.

Bequest to fund children's fellowship
February 1, 2017

The Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF) has received its largest gift in 20 years, a bequest from a Victorian woman whom they never met.

Libby Hopwood
January 31, 2017

Libby Hopwood remembers nothing of a fateful race fall in 2014 that caused a career-ending concussion.

Funding to help athletes rebound from injury
January 31, 2017

Researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) will work alongside the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Basketball Australia to improve injury prevention and rehabilitation strategies for athletes, as part of a new study investigating hamstring and adductor muscle strain injuries.

Dr Andrew Gardner
January 20, 2017

Stars from a variety of impact sports are set to attend the first Sports Concussion Research Ball at Wests New Lambton on 29th July

9 ways ‘won’t-power’ is better than ‘willpower’ for resisting temptation and helping you eat better
January 16, 2017

The problem with using willpower as the key strategy to resist temptation is that your head has to keep saying “NO” to the constant barrage of messages, advertising and environmental cues that operate 24/7, prompting you to eat and drink.

Jackie Murphy
January 11, 2017

In the final days of her battle with an incurable brain tumour, a Singleton mother has courageously decided to donate her entire brain to the Hunter Brain Cancer Biobank.