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Hunter home to vital stroke research after $268k funding

Researchers from John Hunter Hospital, HMRI and the University of Newcastle have received funding to study the cardiac causes of stroke.

HMRI, NSW Ambulance home of world-first stroke technology

The Hunter's HMRI, John Hunter Hospital and NSW Ambulance are the first in the world to trial new stroke care technology - Strokefinder helmet.

‘One size fits all’ approach not suitable for Newcastle stroke survivor

A young survivor of stroke is calling for more age-appropriate information to be provided in hospitals and rehabilitation units in NSW.

Christmas stroke inspires Newcastle treechange

Happy, healthy and, with holidays on the horizon, John Duenzl had it all in December 2019. Then everything changed.

Web program improves life after stroke

An online program guiding stroke survivors through healthy lifestyle options and behavioural change techniques could lead to a better quality of life.

New drug for stroke care trialled at John Hunter

A new drug that improves blood flow to the brain is showing promise for the treatment of strokes with trials now scheduled in hospitals around the country, including Newcastle's John Hunter.

Check your pressure, advises Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation is urging Hunter residents to check their blood pressure after the region recorded 194 strokes in 2020. That figure means 3217 people in the region are living with stroke. Australians keen...

Young stroke survivor’s mission to change stereotypes

Newcastle's Jannene Cunningham was just 44-years-old when she suffered a stroke. “I was at work at my desk and sent my colleague an email that didn’t make sense and she came to check...
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