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Tag: Research

Dinosaurs wagged their tails while running

Researchers have some bad news for the producers of the next action thriller featuring razor-toothed dinosaurs chasing their next meal. It turns out the hulking creatures actually ran with a cute little wag of the tail.

Australian research a hope for Parkinson’s

Australian researchers have created a gel they say could be injected into a patient's brain to treat Parkinson's disease.

Mark Hughes still ‘fighting the war’

The same resolute commitment Mark Hughes displayed on the rugby league field continues to drive him to find a cure for brain cancer. You can hear it in the Newcastle Knights legend’s voice,...

Heavy investment in Hunter’s research capability

The Hunter’s health and medical researchers are set to benefit from a new collaboration. Port Waratah Coal Services (Port Waratah), Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD)...

Grants to aid brain cancer research

Two medical researchers in the Hunter have been handed a share of more than $1.5 million to fight brain cancer. The grants were awarded yesterday by the Newcastle-based Mark Hughes Foundation, which was...

Two Hunter-based researchers recognised

Two leading researchers in the Hunter have been recognised for their efforts. Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) researcher’s Dr Myles Young and Dr Joel Petit have each been named as one of 40...

Research to improve care for hip surgery patients

Hip fractures pose a major risk of death for people over 50 years of age. However, a new study is hoping to establish evidence for improved discharge planning for elderly patients after...

Funding to pump new research into the Hunter

More than 900 people across the Hunter experience their first heart attack each year.  This alarming statistic places the Hunter New England region within the state’s highest cardiovascular disease mortality band. In a bid...