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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.


Mental function in type 2 diabetes

Mental function in type 2 diabetes

Sunday, 24 August 2014

50-80 year old volunteers with type 2 diabetes are needed to investigate the association between blood flow in the brain and cognitive performance.


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.


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.


Share your flu symptoms

Share your flu symptoms

Monday, 2 June 2014

A record 17,000 people are sharing their flu symptoms each week for good through a growing online health surveillance system designed to alert health officials to epidemic outbreaks of the potentially life-threatening disease.


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.


Saturated fats to be served in radical nutrition trial

Saturated fats to be served in radical nutrition trial

Friday, 16 May 2014

Guilt-free servings of butter and white chocolate are on the menu for participants in a revolutionary clinical trial being conducted by HMRI nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg.


Fruit-and-veg capsule set to combat obesity impacts

Fruit-and-veg capsule set to combat obesity impacts

Monday, 24 March 2014

Hunter Medical Research Institute researchers are examining whether a simple fruit-and-vegetable supplement, taken in capsule form, can reduce inflammation produced by fat cells and thereby lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma and cancers in overweight people.


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