How the nuanced healthcare data of AI is transforming healthcare

Jody Hopkinson looks at how artificial intelligence is improving healthcare

Waikato screening tools for spotting killer sepsis making mark

Education and screening tools to help doctors and nurses quickly spot and treat patients with potentially deadly sepsis are already making a difference at Waikato Hospital.

Breast screening innovation & clinicians’ app big winners in NZ Health IT Awards

World-leading breast imaging technology by a Wellington-based tech firm and an app helping clinicians’ reduce paperwork were the big winners at this year’s NZ Health IT Awards.

Drug could prevent effects of gluten in people with coeliac disease

A vaccine to protect people with coeliac diseases from the harmful effects of gluten is being developed.

Is ‘tech-sex’ changing Kiwis’ view of intimacy?

A series of free public events examining some of the emerging digital technology that could change sex and intimacy as we know it is being held across the country during NZ Psychology Week (November 12-18).

‘Virtual’ rural medical school proposed

Otago and Auckland universities have proposed a school of rural health to address the shortage of health professionals across rural New Zealand.

Scholarship realises dream of helping kids with feeding difficulties

An Auckland child psychologist has received a financial boost to turn her dream of helping children with severe feeding difficulties. She spoke to Rebekah Fraser about her work with children and their families.

Neurologist behind stroke risk app honoured

The AUT neurologist behind a stroke risk app translated into 14 languages took out this year’s Excellence in Stroke Award for Australasia.

This optical illusion helps diagnose autism

Researchers have developed an optical illusion that they say can help diagnose autism.

Saving skin: founding the world’s best dermatology website

DermNet NZ founder Dr Amanda Oakley goes beyond skin-deep to discuss her journey with the world’s most popular online resource for skin health. By Soumya Bhamidipati.



Sponsored: Hydration – Why is it so important for older people?

A closer look at the risks of dehydration – particularly for older people – and what can be done to reduce these risks.