People living with cancer and the healthcare professionals caring for them are the winners from a $7 million investment, NSW Regional Health Partners announced on Friday.
If there's one good thing to come out of this pandemic, it's a global move to make our cities more cycle and pedestrian friendly. Even Newcastle! For a city that's traditionally been reliant on cars, it's been delightful to see so many bikes and walkers taking advantage of Newcastle's relatively flat, open spaces.
The Good Science Co (musculoskeletal health research team from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health) recently participated in the HCF Catalyst Accelerator program for health-tech startups. Here is a brief recount on their experience by Lauren Devine.
For both people with a cancer diagnosis and their carers it's been a particularly challenging time. Kate Booth is a research assistant at HMRI and PhD candidate who is working with Professor Christine Paul and her team to understand how COVID-19 has impacted people who are already undergoing a difficult and tumultuous time.
Building the capacity of community mental health services to provide preventive care to people with a mental health condition will be the focus of a three-year project led by researchers at the University of Newcastle.
A significant grant awarded to a Hunter researcher will fund a first-of-its kind program to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers to quit smoking when their partner is pregnant, or if they have young children at home.
More than $1 million has been announced by the Federal Government to support researchers investigating how to combat the most common and severely debilitating, however vastly undertreated, side effect of stroke – fatigue.