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01 Nov 2023

Educational outcomes poorer for children with type 1 diabetes

Children in Aotearoa with type 1 diabetes have significantly poorer educational...

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26 Jul 2023

Immunity gap likely reason for cluster of NZ whooping cough deaths, experts say

The death of three babies in Aotearoa from whooping cough this year were likely...

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10 May 2023

Good support improves autistic students' education experience

Autistic students are three times more likely to be stood down or suspended from...

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08 May 2023

Environment impacts mental health of young people – research

Living in areas with high numbers of fast food, alcohol and gambling outlets, ca...

12 Jul 2022

Tuesday 12 July 2022, Significant struggle of feeding a family outlined in study

Skipping meals, neglecting their health, and constant stress – this is the lived...

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20 Jun 2022

Cell biology discovery opens doors for brain disease research

Scientists have discovered how and why some genetic mutations can contribute to...

03 Feb 2022

3 February 2022 Otago researchers help debunk harmful misconception about Autism

University of Otago researchers are helping to breakdown stigma and discriminati...

10 Aug 2021

10 August 2021 $500,000 for study of environment’s link to children’s mental health

Is there a connection between the mental health of young people and the physical...

30 Apr 2021

30 April 2021, Health sector not ready to provide best practice abortion care

Aotearoa achieved a major milestone in sexual and reproductive health and rights...

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04 Mar 2021

5 March 2021, Diabetes study furthers work on ‘artificial pancreas’

Taking another step towards an “artificial pancreas” to improve the health of pe...

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04 Nov 2020

$3.3 million to help Otago researchers tackle health issues

Thirty-six University of Otago researchers have received career boosting funding...

02 Nov 2020

Kiwi kids get half of energy intake from ultra-processed foods

Kiwi kids get half of energy intake from ultra-processed foods

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