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China and New Zealand collaborate to cure disease

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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Senior health researchers from China met with University of Otago researchers last week to develop shared interests as part of the New Zealand-China Non-communicable Diseases Research Collaboration Centre.

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Co-design of a smartphone app empowers communities

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

EDOR researcher Dr Lisa Te Morenga is part of team designing a mobile health (mHealth) tool in partnership with Māori and Pasifika Communities, to help Kiwis become healthier and reduce their risk of heart disease, obesity.

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One study does not a dietary recommendation make

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Professor Jim Mann comments on the PURE study, published in The Lancet, in which the authors' call for global dietary guidelines to be reconsidered in the light of its findings.

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Economic cost of diabetes among Pacific peoples in NZ

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Thursday, 3 August 2017

Darlene Pupi, a University of Otago medical student, used her HRC-funded Pacific Health Career Development Award to explore the economic cost of diabetes among Pacific peoples living in New Zealand.

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New diabetes technology could be unaffordable for some

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

New glucose sensor technology has just become available in New Zealand but as it is not funded by Pharmac, University of Otago researchers fear it could be out of reach for some people with diabetes in this country.

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