Thursday 15 April 2021
Researchers from the University of Otago’s ASPIRE 2025 Research Centre, which carries out research to support the Smokefree 2025 goal, have welcomed and endorsed the action plan for achieving a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 released by Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall today.
Monday 1 March 2021
Cancerous colon tumours removed from patients given high dose vitamin C infusions before surgery retained the vitamin – a key piece of information in the search for evidence of the vitamin’s possible role in cancer treatment.
Thursday 4 February 2021
New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown had mixed effects on smoking behaviours, a University of Otago study reveals.
Wednesday 20 January 2021
A Christchurch-based researcher has secured funding to develop a groundbreaking alternative to invasive surgeries for cancer prevention.
Tuesday 15 December 2020
After less than a year of training, German shepherd Levi is successfully sniffing out bowel cancer cells in saline.
Monday 14 December 2020
The arrival of a new state-of-the-art $400,000 spectral flow cytometer on the Wellington campus will significantly enhance the University’s capacity to do biomedical research.
Monday 7 December 2020
Claims that tobacco drives foot traffic into convenience stores have been discredited in new research from the University of Otago.
Tuesday 24 November 2020
Eating dairy and a low-fat diet can reduce the risk of bowel cancer in New Zealand, a new University of Otago study reveals.
Tuesday 10 November 2020
Professor Pauline Norris cannot sit quietly by and watch people struggle to access medicine in New Zealand.
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