Scientists confirm kawakawa’s healing properties
20 January 2023
University of Auckland researchers have found more than 60 biologically active compounds in kawakawa leaves.
Revisiting landmark steroids trial yields new data
19 December 2022
Revisiting Liggins' and Howie's 1972 trial, which saw steroids introduced for preterm births globally, yields new data.
Scientists propose system redesign to improve access to clinical trials
15 December 2022
Researchers are proposing a new system for managing clinical trials in Aotearoa.
New group aims to improve care for preterm babies
5 December 2022
Equitable care for mothers and babies at risk of preterm birth is the aim of new alliance of healthcare providers and consumers.
Liggins lab earns sustainability stripes
9 November 2022
The Liggins Institute’s laboratory has earned the highest level of international sustainability certification.
Protein boost no advantage for tiny prem babies
3 November 2022
New University of Auckland research calls into question the idea more protein is better for preterm babies.
Harnessing technology to improve babies' well-being
28 October 2022
Researchers from the University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute are about to harness the technology of rapid genome sequencing in the hope of improving the well-being of critically ill newborn babies.
Tighter gestational diabetes control good for babies
12 September 2022
A large study of Aotearoa New Zealand’s shift to tighter control of gestational diabetes finds improved outcomes for newborns.
Gestational diabetes: Research suggests improvements in care
18 August 2022
Changing the way diabetes developed during pregnancy is diagnosed could reduce harms for mothers and babies.
Hope for better cerebral palsy outcomes
22 July 2022
Work to bring forward cerebral palsy diagnoses in babies has had a boost with $200k funding from CP Australia.
Scientists work on Aotearoa’s own wellbeing diet
18 July 2022
A team of scientists is developing an Aotearoa wellbeing diet targeting metabolic diseases, such as diabetes.
Caution advised over fish oil in pregnancy
7 July 2022
Omega-3 is recommended in pregnancy, but new research suggests care is needed to avoid oxidised fish oil.