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Heart Healthy Recipe: Mexican Quesadillas

Serves: 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 80g baby spinach 20g coriander 70g feta cheese, crumbled 70g coarsely grated gouda cheese 2 avocados, stones removed, peeled and mashed 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice 8 large tortillas Method: Combine the avocado and lime juice in a small bowl. Preheat a sandwich press

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Research Update: Discovery of new mechanisms for coronary disease

Lead Researchers: Prof Gemma Figtree, Dr Kristen Bubb Professor Figtree’s team have established a large cohort study of patients who are at risk, or suffering from coronary artery disease. Patients volunteer, and consent to contribute a blood sample and their de-identified data to the study, allowing the team to study new mechanisms of coronary artery

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Life-saving research for cancer and cardiac patients

Our researchers are currently working on a project that has the incredible potential to make some cancer treatments more effective, and also reduce or eliminate the risk of heart failure as a result of the cancer treatment. This research could potentially help thousands of cancer and cardiac patients. Find out more about this exciting research

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Respiratory infection can trigger a heart attack: research

The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days following a respiratory infection, University of Sydney research has found. Published recently in Internal Medicine Journal, this is the first study to report an association between respiratory infections such as pneumonia, influenza and bronchitis and increased risk of heart attack

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Talented musician leaves gift of hope

Remembering Janette Hamilton 1940-2016 Janette, or Jan, as she was affectionately known to her friends, was a musical prodigy who, at the age of eight was described by the Sydney Morning Herald as ‘a pianist so short that her feet cannot touch the pedals (who nonetheless) outshone pianists of all ages in the Bach pianoforte

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