HIV statistics encouraging, but work not over yet
Tuesday, 9 May 2023 12:42pm
The number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand last year is encouraging, but there is still work to be done, the head of the AIDS Epidemiology Group says.
Māori public health education competencies developed
Thursday, 4 May 2023 9:20am
These competencies for public health teaching institutions have been developed with te Tiriti o Waitangi, equity and cultural safety at their core to ensure te Ao Māori is actively prioritised.
Aotearoa’s work-related deaths – the real cost
Friday, 10 March 2023 9:57am
Work contributes to at least a quarter of all fatal injuries in New Zealand – substantially more than what official records show, University of Otago-led research reveals.
Postpartum diabetes testing low for women with gestational diabetes
Wednesday, 7 December 2022 9:29am
Women with gestational diabetes are seven times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those without, yet over a ten-year period only half of these women were tested for diabetes within six months of giving birth, a new University of Otago study reveals.
Excessive television viewing in childhood is a risk factor for later smoking and gambling disorders
Wednesday, 30 November 2022 9:09am
Excessive television viewing as a child can lead to a higher risk of tobacco use and gambling disorders in adulthood, a new University of Otago study shows.
Professor Sue Crengle receives Te ORA award
Friday, 9 September 2022 11:31am
The Te ORA (Māori Medical Practitioners Association) gathered for their awards’ night at the end of July.
Otago research unravels insights into military veterans’ health
Thursday, 16 June 2022 9:20am
New Zealand military veterans experience the same level of anxiety and depression as the general population, but have more problems with pain and mobility, new research shows.