Faculty of Health and Medicine
News • 18 Jul 2019
Young Australian adults will now have free access to personalised dietary advice available at their fingertips, with the launch of a new website aimed at improving the eating habits of the country’s unhealthiest age group.
News • 17 Jul 2019
The University of Newcastle has partnered with global infection control specialists GAMA Healthcare to help fund new research into preventing and controlling infections in health and care settings.
News • 11 Jul 2019
An intervention designed to help Close the Gap, by increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who receive an annual health check by their GP, will be implemented and evaluated by a new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project.
News • 10 Jul 2019
Local not-for-profit Momentum Collective has teamed up with the University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health to help people recovering from mental illness rebuild their lives and connect to their local community.
News • 9 Jul 2019
University of Newcastle, Australia nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg is among a group of international experts who have questioned World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on reducing saturated fat consumption to curb chronic disease.
News • 21 Jun 2019
Stroke researcher Dr Heidi Janssen has received the Hunter Medical Research Institute’s first Women in Medical Research Fellowship (WIMRF) to develop a unique, community-based rehabilitation project using activities such as singing, dancing and art to stimulate patient recovery.
News • 20 Jun 2019
Those with diabetes have been carb counting to calculate meal insulin for a long time, but what about the impact of fat and protein on blood glucose levels?
News • 29 May 2019
Join Dr Nason Maani Hessari for a free public lecture 27th June.
News • 20 May 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.
News • 20 May 2019
A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to better understand and tackle the cycle of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia.
News • 9 May 2019
Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
News • 18 Apr 2019
The health needs of Aboriginal mothers in Australian prisons are not being met, according to a new study released today.