Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

Participants wanted for high-fat diet research

Have you ever wondered about the effects of a high-fat diet on physical and psychological well-being? The consumption of excess energy, particularly fat, is largely responsible for the …

New book explores women’s heart health

Visiting Professor Maja-Lisa Løchen has recently published a book about women’s heart health: “Female hearts, about common heart diseases in women. For health personnel and the general public.” …

Participants wanted for memory research

Would you like to participate voluntarily in a study about memory? Researchers from the Centre for the Heart and Mind are investigating everyday memory in adults over 55.

New report profiles heart failure in Australia

Rediscovering Heart Failure: The contemporary burden and profile of heart failure in Australia Executive Summary We undertook a study of the contemporary burden of heart …

MacKillop Institute researchers to star at cardiac conference

MacKillop Institute researchers will be out in force at Australia’s premier cardiac conference in Melbourne next month – showing how research excellence can make a life-saving difference to …

New clinic to beat diabetes and heart disease

The Centre for Primary Care and Prevention has recently launched a clinic in Colac as part of the MODERN (Management to Optimise Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Reduction …

The MacKillop expands to Brisbane

The Mary MacKillop Institute’s Centre for Musculoskeletal Research has opened its doors in Brisbane. The Centre, located in and beside the Mater Hospital precinct will be conducting …

Experiencing shin pain?

Physiotherapists at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research are conducting a clinical trial to investigate the use of ankle taping and hip and foot exercises for the …

Sister Monica Cavanagh - Launch of The MacKillop

Sister Monica Cavanagh - Launch of The MacKillop

Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven, Professor Simon Stewart, distinguished guests and all here present. It is a delight to be here with you today for the launch of the Mary MacKillop …

E-cigarettes can offer hope for smokers

New research from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR) in collaboration with the University of Melbourne suggests electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking. Dr Aziz Rahman, …