Better targeted prediabetes care needed
Friday, 24 February 2023 11:24am
A more targeted approach to the screening and treatment of prediabetes is likely to be more effective at preventing type 2 diabetes and to reduce strain on primary health care sector resources, according to researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington.
Funding to assist with story-telling approach to opioid tapering
Friday, 13 January 2023 2:26pm
A University of Otago researcher hopes whānau-focused storytelling could help support people taper off potentially harmful opioids prescribed for chronic pain.
Health Delivery Research Activation Grant recipients
Thursday, 4 August 2022 10:51am
Three Otago researchers have received Health Delivery Research Activation Grants from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Improving stroke care: what survivors say
Friday, 10 June 2022 2:00pm
New Zealand stroke survivors have told researchers a range of improvements to stroke care is needed, including better access for non-urban residents to specialist stroke care units, improved support and coordination of care after discharge from hospital, better communication, and a focus on providing culturally safe care to Māori.