University of Auckland

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Growing drug resistance will lead to long-term harm

Drugs that fight many common infectious diseases are becoming less effective because of increased antibiotic resistance, a direct consequence of persistent high levels of community antibiotic use in New Zealand.

Cardiology

Mending tiny hearts

A University of Auckland bioengineer is part of an international team whose research will help doctors mend tiny hearts.

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer diagnosis later for Kiwi men

New Zealand men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer later in life at a higher prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level and higher disease grade compared to men in the United States according to University of Auckland research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research on antidepressant addiction and withdrawal

A study of more than 1800 New Zealanders has found a significant number of people on antidepressants believe the drugs are addictive and more than half report experiencing withdrawal symptoms.

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