Thursday, 12 May 2022 11:01am
The number of people being diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand continues to decline, figures released today by the University of Otago’s AIDS Epidemiology Group show.
Thursday, 12 May 2022 10:51am
An apple a day keeps the doctor away – so will 12 weeks of free, healthy food delivered to a patient’s door keep the cardiologist at bay?
Thursday, 3 February 2022 11:24am
Smoking cannabis leads to lung damage, but in a different way from tobacco, new University of Otago research has found.
Tuesday, 1 February 2022 3:29pm
Researchers are calling for urgent investment in the prevention of a devastating emerging disease that kills tens of thousands of people each year
Thursday, 4 November 2021 9:20am
Excellence in teaching, research and service have been celebrated with the announcement of the 2021 Otago Medical School – Dunedin Campus (Dunedin School of Medicine) Teaching and Research awards.
Wednesday, 6 October 2021 11:11am
Otago Medical School Professor Sue Crengle will play a central role in what she describes as “the biggest opportunity for Māori health in my career”.
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 11:56am
The accuracy of District Health Board (DHB) data on the use of consultants and contractors has been questioned by an Otago University research team.
Friday, 13 August 2021 11:59am
People using two different inhalers for common chronic lung diseases are more than 50 per cent more likely to have a heart attack than those on just one, new University of Otago-led research reveals.
Thursday, 5 August 2021 12:39pm
Groups who suffer the highest burden of type 2 diabetes have the lowest level of adherence to effective medication to control it, a University of Otago study has found.
Monday, 2 August 2021 11:03am
The University of Otago’s Global Health Institute and Dunedin’s Mercy Hospital are supporting the establishment of a new Communicable Diseases Research Centre at Fiji National University.
Friday, 30 July 2021 10:59am
High school rowing uniforms should include sun protective headwear and sunglasses to better shield rowers from the harmful effects of the sun, a University of Otago study recommends.
Friday, 23 July 2021 9:37am
Study examines the real-life long-term impact of routine introduction of vaccine.
Friday, 23 July 2021 12:27pm
Eight University of Otago researchers are sharing more than $230,000 from the first round of the Health Research Council (HRC)’s Health Delivery Research Activation Grants.
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 8:48am
University of Otago research into what helps and hinders people with type 2 diabetes correctly taking, and continuing to take, metformin, features in today’s New Zealand Medical Journal.
Friday, 4 June 2021 11:23am
Learn lessons from our COVID-19 response, or our health system could suffer the consequences.
Wednesday, 2 June 2021 4:16pm
Professor Patricia Priest admits to a “little twinge of pride” at seeing her former students and colleagues working in the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 team.
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 9:54am
More than 250 people died between 2009 and 2012 from potentially survivable trauma injuries before they reached a hospital because their injury happened in a location without timely access to advanced level hospital care.