A virtual heart model developed by Auckland researchers is being used to improve atrial fibrillation treatment beyond the current ‘one-size-fits-all’ option often used.
Pipe-smoking not a potato diet contributed to the badly rotten teeth of victims of the Great Irish Famine discovered in an unmarked grave, believe Kiwi and Irish researchers.
A virtual patient developer, fertility researcher and a kaupapa Māori health research group are amongst the seven health winners honoured at the 2018 Research Honours Aotearoa awards.
Half of patients arriving in ED with suspected heart attacks may be able to have their fears allayed within 15 minutes, according to a Kiwi preliminary study of a new bedside blood test.
The country’s first ever report on women facing reproductive coercion from abusive partners is a “must read” for everyone who works in health, says Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond.
We all know about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables for a healthy body, but what about a healthy mind? Soumya Bhamidipati talks to University of Otago senior psychology lecturer Dr Tamlin Conner to discover the impact of vegetables and fruit on psychological wellbeing.
The numbers of drunk patients visiting Christchurch’s emergency department is unchanged despite legislation aimed at reducing harm, found researchers. But the proportion buying their alcohol at liquor stores or supermarkets has increased.
Eating wholegrain foods can reduce risk of heart disease by up to 30 per cent, a new study has found.