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Diabetes study testing nutritional approach to delay cognitive decline

Diabetes study testing nutritional approach to delay cognitive decline

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Researchers in the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre at the University of Newcastle are seeking people with type 2 diabetes to take a new nutritional supplement designed to stimulate blood flow in the brain and reduce the threat of mental impairment.


DADEE activity program benefits daughters

DADEE activity program benefits daughters

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

A world-first lifestyle program developed to enhance the physical and social-emotional well-being of young girls was launched today by University of Newcastle researchers.


New study on young people's health and self-image

New study on young people's health and self-image

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Youth sociology researcher at the University of Newcastle (UON), Dr Julia Coffey, is currently recruiting young people aged 18 to 30 to examine health and self image in relation to study and employment.


Survey to help parents tackle teen drinking challenges

Survey to help parents tackle teen drinking challenges

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

A new online survey developed by researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health, in collaboration with the Australian Drug Foundation, aims to help families navigate the challenges of teenage alcohol use.


Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

A University of Newcastle research team is aiming to determine the influence a person's understanding of nutrition has on their eating habits, health and lifestyle.


Effects of Omega-3 supplements on brain health

Effects of Omega-3 supplements on brain health

Sunday, 24 August 2014

40-85 year old volunteers with slightly elevated blood pressure are needed.


Asthma study trials antibiotic therapy

Asthma study trials antibiotic therapy

Thursday, 7 August 2014

A national study investigating the use of antibiotics as a potential therapy for chronic asthma attacks is entering its final recruitment phase, five years after it commenced.


Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Monday, 28 July 2014

With little being known about the diets of expectant Indigenous mums, University of Newcastle nutrition researchers are using smartphone technology to gather first-hand insights and provide personalised feedback.


New study for young women

New study for young women

Friday, 30 May 2014

Dietetic researchers at the University of Newcastle have begun recruiting women aged 18 to 44 to examine the body shape and composition changes that have arisen over the past 15 years.


How sweet it is

How sweet it is

Monday, 16 June 2014

With opinion divided on whether an apple a day really keeps the doctor away, HMRI nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg is conducting a new clinical trial to determine the cardio-metabolic health impacts of fructose.


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