New University of Otago research suggests a need for greater monitoring of pharmaceutical advertising in New Zealand to ensure that the therapeutic claims they make are justified.
New University of Otago research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today shows that the young "organ donors of the future" lack the knowledge that could help lift New Zealand's rates of organ donation.
Surgical admissions for people with abdominal pain to Wellington Hospital's department of general surgery have nearly doubled over the past decade, a University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) study has found.
The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.
A large proportion of pregnant New Zealand women are at higher risk of poor health outcomes because they don't know how much weight they should be putting on during pregnancy, new University of Otago research suggests.
New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015.
New Zealand is lagging behind in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, compared to Australia and internationally.
224 people were diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand in 2015—a similarly high figure to last year—according to data released today by the AIDS Epidemiology Group based at the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine ...
Low bone density is very uncommon in patients with coeliac disease, according to new research from the University of Auckland.
New research from Massey University shows community water fluoridation remains cost effective, despite an overall reduction in the average number of decayed teeth in both fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities.