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15 Apr 2024

Cause of rare genetic condition discovered

An international team of researchers has discovered what causes an unusual and i...

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22 Mar 2024

Shining a light on care of historic anatomy collections

From skeletons to specimens in jars, the care of historic human remains is an un...

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07 Mar 2024

Personality and mental health factors linked to vaping uptake

University of Otago researchers have discovered three psychological factors that...

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05 Mar 2024

Study shares wāhine Māori birth experiences

Improving the sometimes-devastating birth and post-natal experiences of wāhine M...

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04 Mar 2024

Study provides rural perspective on COVID-19 vaccination rollout

Health initiatives in rural areas need to be geographically tailored, culturally...

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27 Feb 2024

Time is right to focus on spiritual care in the health system

Spirituality in healthcare is “coming of age”, says the Otago researcher co-lead...

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23 Feb 2024

Rural New Zealanders less likely to be admitted to hospital – study finds

Despite having poorer health outcomes than their urban counterparts, rural New Z...

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21 Feb 2024

First time dual winners of Premier Undergraduate Prize

For the first time, the Division of Health Sciences Premier Undergraduate Prize...

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15 Feb 2024

Summer research projects a great opportunity for a taste of reality

Having a real research experience, with unexpected problems and outcomes, was a...

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14 Feb 2024

Urban-rural vaccination divide underscores need for change

Visible gaps between rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates highlights the n...

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15 Dec 2023

Doctors most trusted for COVID-19 advice

When it comes to advice about COVID-19, New Zealanders trust their doctors and h...

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11 Dec 2023

Sister an inspiration for newly-graduated doctor

When Dr Lizzie Stevenson was thinking about becoming a doctor, she didn’t have t...

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