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Revolutionary Stroke Research Saves Marilyn

After seeing her loving father suffer a debilitating stroke 50 years ago, Marilyn Jackson thought she would share the same fate when she suffered a stroke earlier this year. However, thanks to medical advancements, Marilyn’s stroke did not leave her with any debilitating side effects! read more

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New Research to Improve Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy

Could an iron infusion improve the cardiovascular function of pregnant women? Research is set to find out! Young researcher Min (Susie) Kim has secured an Early Career Introduction to Research Fellowship in our inaugural grant round within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network and will be researching the health impacts iron deficiency can have on a pregnant women’s cardiovascular function at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. read more

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Wrapping up a Successful 2017

In January of 2018, The Hospital Research Foundation moved its financial year to align with the calendar year (January – December). This allows us to work more seamlessly with the research institutes we provide funding for, ensuring our support of research is the most efficient it can be. read more

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Research Saved a Young Mum’s Life

It was a pain in her right breast, like that of a torn muscle, which led young mother Kate Shields to a breast cancer diagnosis that she never saw coming. In January last year the 38-year-old mother was diagnosed with aggressive hormonal breast cancer. read more