Bacterial link in coeliac disease


Bacterial exposure has been identified as a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease, a hereditary autoimmune-like condition that affects about one in 70 ...

Ocean Pools ~ Outliers of the Built Environment’.


By James Carley Principal Engineer, Water Research Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW Why are ocean pools not more widespread? ...

Lake Swim Centers Shaded


Splash under shade at Lake Macquarie’s swim centres. Shade over Speers Point Swim Center Shade structures, seating, barbecues and new landscaping ...

Footy Fans Probably Already Know This


Knights and Dragons to Clash at Maitland No. 1 Sportsground. For the third straight year, the NIB Newcastle Knights will hold a pre-season trial ...

Young Lake Athletes for Hungary 2020


Team Lake Macquarie announced for 2020 International Children’s Games in Hungary Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser with Team Lake Mac 2020 - ...

New Vehicle Airbag Shrapnel Alert


Consumers warned of new airbag safety risk. Example of deployed airbags ~ Image credit David Perez The ACCC is warning ...

Algal Concern at Maitland


Blue-green algae levels rising on local still waters.  Pictured ~ typical appearance of algae on water surface. Sampling undertaken ...

Eye Inflammation Linked to Tattoos


Think before you ink - the hidden risk tattoos may pose to your vision. As they grow in popularity, The Royal Victorian Eye ...

The Effects of Living with Pain


Research: Chronic pain might cause personality changes. Australian researchers have found that people with chronic pain experience physical alterations in their brain suspected ...

Conflict Simulator in Nurse Training


Ground-breaking conflict simulator helps train budding nurses. A world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle ...

Toronto Swimmers’ Fun Day on 19th


Swim centre to reopen following $6.5 million refurbishment. Toronto Swim Centre will reopen its doors to the community this week following a multi-million ...

Singleton ~ See Past the Stigma


Singleton joins the global movement to make promises for mental health wellbeing. Kirsten Noack, Jennifer Holland, David Baker, Gary Bentley and Tasmin Young ...

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness


University of Newcastle Professor named Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Week 2019 Ambassador. University of Newcastle Professor of Mental Health Nursing, ...

UoN’s Free Diet Course Online


University of Newcastle offers free online short course to dispel diet and nutrition myths. The University of Newcastle has launched a ...

Prevention of Heart Attacks and Stroke a Step Closer


Almost $15 million has been awarded to 10 senior scientists and 10 clinician scientists across the state to continue their work into Australia’s number one ...

Wiripaang News Splash!


Subsidised learn to swim program making a splash for kids. A ground-breaking new learn to swim program is giving some of Lake ...

Research to Actively Close the Gap


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 ...

Mitchell Park Grandstand Opens


Merewether’s Mitchell Park Oval has a new grandstand pavilion. Representatives of Merewether Carlton Rugby Club, South Newcastle Rugby League Club and Merewether ...

Eggs and Salmonella


Egg industry statement on latest food safety challenge. Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) has been detected on eleven egg farms in New South Wales ...

How Much Plastic do we Eat?


Revealed: plastic ingestion by people could be equating to a credit card a week. People could be ingesting 5 grams of plastic ...

Night-owls ~ Retrain Your Body Clock


A simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of ‘night owls’ – people with extreme late sleeping and waking habits – could lead to ...

Allergies Link to Junk Food


There is growing evidence that food allerges are increasing, especially amongst young children, which can be as high as 10% in some countries. ...

Wallsend Kids’ Park Opens


A group of primary school students from Wallsend had special permission to test drive the suburb’s new playground. Wallsend South Public School’s ...

Singleton’s Rose Point Park Playground Update


New playground celebrates all abilities to ramp up fun in Singleton. Playtime has been elevated to a new level with the official ...

Anything But a Curate’s Egg


Throsby likes nothing better than 1.) eggs Benedict for brekky, and 2.) good news from research funded by the partisans it favours. ...

Call to End Drug Funding Crisis


Politicians urged to end Australia’s alcohol and other drugs treatment crisis. Politicians are being urged to face facts about alcohol and ...

Chronic stress, fertility and the ‘hunger hormone’


Researchers have uncovered a new link between chronic stress and reproductive problems, in a pre-clinical study that shines the spotlight on a hunger-triggering ...

Antibiotics Overuse Continues


Third comprehensive report on antibiotic resistance identifies ongoing threat. The most comprehensive report produced on Australian antimicrobial use and resistance trends has found that ...

Winter makeover for Lake Mac Swim Centres


Five Lake Mac Swim Centres will undergo a mini-makeover this winter with a variety of improvement works getting under way this week at ...

New support for pregnant Indigenous women to quit smoking


Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million ...


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