Health and medicine
The invisible New Zealanders
25 May 2022
OPINION: The 2022 Budget and the health reforms are conspicuously silent on an over-looked group of New Zealanders, older people, write Ngaire Kerse and Lynne Taylor.
Predicting the effects of traumatic brain injury
23 May 2022
Researchers at the ABI have received $150,000 from the Health Research Council for a project in which they aim to transform our ability to understand, predict and ultimately prevent the long-term impact of traumatic brain injury.
Funding boost a shot in the arm for therapy innovation
19 May 2022
The University welcomes Budget funding of $40.7m for development of novel mRNA vaccines and other therapies.
Behind the masks: how Covid-19 has changed nursing forever
16 May 2022
Emergency nurses Natalie Anderson, Wendy Sundgren and Bridget Venning from the University of Auckland School of Nursing reflect on nursing in Covid times.
Study on sugar wins Explorer Award
12 May 2022
A study aiming to settle the question of whether sugar is an addictive wins one of 17 HRC Explorer Awards.
Kōwhai may hold key to quitting
12 May 2022
Participating in the Cess@tion study offers a chance to trial a stop-smoking aid that uses an organic product found in kōwhai.
Time to empower nurses to take on positions of power and influence
12 May 2022
Nurses are now working unsustainably and we should be concerned because our working conditions are your healthcare conditions, writes Natalie Anderson.
An unexpected journey
11 May 2022
Dr Oscar Lyons is the recipient of this year's Sir George Elliot Fellowship. He spoke to us about how the unexpected continues to inspire him.
University of Auckland and Fiji National University make collaboration official
9 May 2022
The University of Auckland and the Fiji National University (FNU) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will pave the way for greater academic cooperation.
Babies widely starting on solids too early or too late
4 May 2022
Nearly half of NZ babies are introduced to solids too early or too late, increasing risks of long-term health issues, including obesity.
Why do we know so little about this disease?
3 May 2022
OPINION: It’s time, writes Abbey Lissaman, for doctors and researchers to focus on a debilitating health issue that affects 10 percent of women worldwide.
Nursing shortage: Florence is not a machine
2 May 2022
Emergency Department nurse and senior nursing lecturer Dr Natalie Anderson says the pandemic has highlighted the critical need for more nurses to train – and be supported to do so.