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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.

Blood sugar and brain health: how diabetes impacts the brain

Blood sugar and brain health: how diabetes impacts the brain

Monday, 14 January 2019

Spikes and dips in blood sugar levels experienced in the daily management of diabetes can undermine mental abilities such as memory and attention span.

National nutrition study calls for young adults to trial real time diet feedback

National nutrition study calls for young adults to trial real time diet feedback

Friday, 7 September 2018

Aiming to enhance young people’s health and nutrition awareness, University of Newcastle researchers are trialling a new technology-based instant feedback system in a nationwide study.

Trial looking to spice up the brain benefits of fish oil

Trial looking to spice up the brain benefits of fish oil

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

A nutritional study at the University of Newcastle (UON) will test for the first time whether the spice curcumin, taken in combination with fish oil, can further boost blood flow in the brain and enhance cognitive performance.

Five-pronged approach to diabetes and heart disease

Five-pronged approach to diabetes and heart disease

Monday, 20 March 2017

Nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle have five new clinical trials concurrently under recruitment in the Hunter, aiming to combat type 2 diabetes and heart disease with an array of natural dietary supplements and tasty foods.

Supplement shows postmenopausal benefits in cognition and pain

Supplement shows postmenopausal benefits in cognition and pain

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Taking a small dose of resveratrol twice daily can boost cognitive performance in postmenopausal women and also alleviate their experience of chronic pain, a study by the University of Newcastle’s Clinical Nutrition Research Centre has shown.

Fish oil study for blood pressure and brain performance

Fish oil study for blood pressure and brain performance

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Adults with slightly elevated blood pressure are wanted for a University of Newcastle (UON) clinical trial evaluating the benefits of taking a fish oil supplement for brain health.