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Just a few weeks to go till you could be driving a new Lexus as the first prize winner in the ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Foundation Art Union 2016. Buy a ticket for just $20 and support Hunter researchers striving to achieve better health outcomes for all.

https://hmri.org.au/events/raffle-tickets/
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HMRI relies on the support of the community to fund research innovations in the Hunter. Circle of Strength is a flexible funding resource to ensure that HMRI remains nimble and proactive when opportunities arise to advance community health.

Can you help? We are looking for community groups and organisations to become Circle of Strength supporters allowing the progress of research outcomes for the benefit of the entire community.

https://hmri.org.au/support/become-a-supporter/circle-of-strength/
Circle of Strength is a powerful, passionate and crucial group of supporters united to raise vital, untethered research funds to drive research innovation in the Hunter. Game-changing ideas and innovations often emerge suddenly. Sometimes we risk losing the best young researchers due to a funding gap between grants, and sometimes we simply need to augment the ‘nuts-and-bolts’ work that keeps our labs … CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
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We need your help to support Paul "The Chief" Harragon and raise $100,000 for ‪#‎braincancer‬ research.

The former Newcastle Knights and NSW Blues legend is a contestant on reality show I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE! Our votes to keep him on the show till the very end will mean $100,000 can be spent on brain cancer research and patient support through the Mark Hughes Foundation.

SMS Paul to 1995 1010
Charge $0.55 Mercury Mobility Helpline 1300 914 815
http://ow.ly/XXW04
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Mark Hughes Foundation have been nominated as the charity of choice for rugby league great and I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE! contestant Paul Harragon. Should Paul win the 6 week competition, brain cancer research and support services are set to receive $100,000. http://ow.ly/XP6LB
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1 week to go till our next public seminar - ENDURANCE EXERCISE AND THE HEART.

Register today to secure your seat!

https://hmri.org.au/hmri-event/endurance-exercise-and-the-heart-public-seminar/
The HMRI Endurance Exercise and the Heart Public Seminar looks at endurance exercise and heart health from different ends of the spectrum.
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Mark Hughes Foundation have appointed the first Care Coordination Nurse to assist families with their cancer diagnosis and understanding their treatment options. The nurse will be dedicated solely to brain cancer patients in the Hunter New England Region.

“There’ll be a special someone here who’s looking out for them and 100 per cent focused on brain cancer care and research. We’re confident it will be a fantastic asset to the community,” Mark Hughes said.

https://hmri.org.au/2016/02/first-mhf-nurse-appointed-to-care-for-brain-cancer-patients/
John Hunter Hospital has appointed the region’s first Care Coordination Nurse for people with brain cancer under a three-year funding arrangement with the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) to provide a vital link between health staff, patients and medical researchers. Nurse Jane Morison, a neurosurgical case manager at John Hunter … CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
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The Gomeroi gaaynggal program is a research project that follows indigenous women through pregnancy and five years after birth. Researchers are preparing to publish their first paper with standout findings related to complications in pregnancy.

http://www.northerndailyleader.com.au/story/3717635/birth-research-a-world-first/?cs=159
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Hunter researcher Dr Drew Miller is implementing a mental health intervention study designed to leverage team-oriented cultures at sporting clubs to encourage awareness and acceptance of help seeking behaviours. http://ow.ly/XXQOV
THE power of team sport mentality will be explored in a new mental health intervention that has attracted 50 sporting clubs on Sydney’s Central Coast to help adolescent males.
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Hunter researcher Professor Clare Collins explains what foods to consume and avoid to reduce your risk of gout.
https://theconversation.com/got-gout-heres-what-to-eat-and-avoid-50239
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Hunter researcher Associate Professor Bronwyn Hemsley delves into the guidelines for oral hygiene and the barriers to implementing these in aged care facilities.

http://www.agedcareinsite.com.au/2016/01/many-cavities-in-oral-care-survey-finds/
There is a stark gap between what aged-care workers believe is appropriate oral care and what they s...
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Professor Jim Denham's commitment to medical research through the improvement of awareness, detection and treatment of cancer was acknowledged with a Medal of the Order of Australia on Australia Day.

Congratulations Professor Denham!
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Introduction

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a translational health and medical research hub, delivering research and technology closely aligned to community health needs.

Through its pioneering partnership with the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District, internationally-recognised research outcomes are being achieved in asthma and airway diseases, cancer, diabetes, mental health, nutrition, pregnancy and reproduction, stroke and more. Collaborations are being conducted with institutes on all points of the globe.

HMRI provides vital funding and facilities to fuel research, but the heart and soul of the Institute are people – the researchers, the generous donors and supporters, the committed volunteers, and the patients who participate in trials and ultimately benefit from the research results.

HMRI is leading research for life changing results...