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Ability to counter negative body image messages provides lessons for all – Otago study shows

Monday, 16 November 2020 11:24am

Viewing media with an engaged and sceptical eye allows young women to protect their body image, a University of Otago study has found.

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Otago study shows whole fruit vitamin C boosts ‘zest for life’

Tuesday, 13 October 2020 11:06am

A University of Otago study has shown adults low in dietary vitamin C can improve their feelings of vitality by eating two kiwifruit a day for two weeks.

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Twenty years of the Pacific Islands Families Study

Friday, 18 September 2020 3:50pm

The video of the 20 Years of the Pacific Islands Families Study webinar is now available to view.

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A call for greater state involvement in dental care

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 1:57pm

NCLR researcher Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent and Professor Murray Thomson discuss the need for greater state support of detnal care.

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New Dunedin Study book "The Origins of You: How Childhood Shapes Later Life"

Sunday, 13 September 2020 1:43pm

A new Dunedin Study book has been published entitled "The Origins of You: How Childhood Shapes Later Life"

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The Consequences of Cannabis Use - A new website

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 3:38pm

A new website has been launched describing the consequences of cannabis use.