Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
Helen Petousis-Harris: Covid and blood clots - what’s the deal?
19 April 2021
Opinion: You are more likely to be hit by lightning than suffer a blood clot after a Covid vaccine. But if you do, it can be serious, Helen Petousis-Harris explains.
Rainbow youth still facing stigma and stress, but positive signs: new findings
16 April 2021
Despite progress, higher rates of stigma and discrimination, as well as mental health challenges, have been reported by New Zealand LGBTQ+ students, new analysis shows.
Quiet and avoidable sexual health catastrophes
13 April 2021
Opinion: Basic information is missing, screening programmes are limited and people are dying. Peter Saxton lays out the problems with sexual health in this country.
The data behind the decision to suspend arrivals from India in New Zealand
12 April 2021
Opinion: The temporary halt on travel from India to New Zealand is unprecedented. But so is the state of Covid-19 in India, writes Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles.
Kōwhai chemical helps Māori quit smoking
7 April 2021
A chemical found in the kōwhai may match a more expensive medicine for helping people quit smoking.
Siouxsie Wiles stepped up as New Zealand locked down
1 April 2021
Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles is New Zealander of the Year after explaining the science of the Covid-19 pandemic to this country and sometimes the world.
Cluster of disadvantage increases likelihood of pre-school injuries
30 March 2021
New research has found that a cluster of disadvantage contributes to injuries in early childhood, but better support to address material need and family stress could help reduce injury rates.
Website’s digital stories highlight care of dying Māori kaumātua
29 March 2021
Te Ipu Aronui: A new website that focuses on Māori end-of-life experiences showcases whānau care of kaumātua approaching death.
Ocular surgery researcher has her eye on the prize
26 March 2021
Doctoral candidate Judith Glasson has been taking her research to conferences around the country—and brought back prizes for her posters and presentations.
Women report more economic abuse, controlling behaviour by partners
25 March 2021
New Zealand women in relationships with men are reporting increased levels of economic abuse and controlling behaviour by those partners, University of Auckland research shows.
New Zealand’s abortion anomaly
24 March 2021
Opinion: On the first anniversary of changes to abortion legislation, Rachel Simon-Kumar and Janine Paynter compare NZ to other nations on sex-selective terminations.
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.