Faculty of Health and Medicine

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Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Friday, 15 March 2019

Early research findings have indicated that a simple blood test may provide a more accurate way of identifying aggressive prostate cancers, which could result in more immediate treatment for men with high-risk disease and reduce unnecessary procedures for men with benign or low-risk tumours.

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.

Brain blood flow and menstrual migraine: is there a link?

Brain blood flow and menstrual migraine: is there a link?

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Poor blood vessel function, which has been linked with cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart disease, may also be implicated in migraine, researchers at the University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute say.

Your skin could hold the answer to your mental health

Your skin could hold the answer to your mental health

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Tiny changes on the surface of your skin may be the answer to early identification of stress, anxiety and depression before symptoms even present themselves, according to new research.

Teaching Innovation Investment Scheme

Teaching Innovation Investment Scheme

Thursday, 7 March 2019

The DVC(A) is pleased to offer up to ten (10) Teaching Innovation Investments worth up to $5000 each.

Mark Hughes Foundation awards innovation in brain cancer

Mark Hughes Foundation awards innovation in brain cancer

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Five highly innovative brain cancer research projects have received over $725,000 in funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) following a nationwide call-out and scientific review by experts in the field.

Study to help over-65s stay stronger

Study to help over-65s stay stronger

Monday, 18 February 2019

Free hand weights, a personalised resistance exercise program, professional dietary advice and a tailored nutrition intervention will be offered in a new clinical trial at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), aimed at helping over-65s build muscle strength and reduce falls.

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.