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Tips for healthy, budget-friendly food

Tips for healthy, budget-friendly food

We’re often searching for an ‘easy’ way to eat well, but while you don’t need to become an obsessive healthy food preparer, healthy eating does require a small amount of forethought. If you take the time to invest in this area, having some basic food organisation skills can not only help establish long-term healthy eating habits, you’ll save money and time as well! 

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Cara's story

Cara's story

Congenital heart disease affects up to one in every 100 babies. I was that one baby.

My name is Cara. I’m 33, and I’ve had five open heart surgeries. This is my story.

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HRI awarded Best Scientific Presentation Award at SOMANZ

HRI awarded Best Scientific Presentation Award at SOMANZ

HRI's Dr Katrina Chau has been awarded Best Scientific Presentation at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting held by the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) in conjunction with the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS). 

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7 foods you thought were unhealthy

7 foods you thought were unhealthy

Health (from a dietary perspective) is not the result of eating one type of food. It’s the result of eating a variety of different, health-promoting foods consistently each day. So, if you stopped eating one of these seven foods because you heard it was unhealthy, hopefully we can set the record straight and you can add this food back into your diet.

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Neutrophils in acute coronary syndrome

Neutrophils in acute coronary syndrome
HRI researchers Dr Rahul Kurup and Associate Professor Sanjay Patel from the Cell Therapeutics Group recently published a review of the role of neutrophils in acute coronary syndrome. With abundant data demonstrating this role, this presents opportunities to develop novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers and therapeutic agents that specifically target neutrophils.
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