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Otago researcher’s Covid testing method ‘da bomb’

In early 2019, Drs Tim Hore (Otago) and Tomasz Jurkowski, from the University of Cardiff, showed scientists how to purify genetic material from a wide range of sources using self-made magnetic nanoparticles for use...

Whitireia graduate helps set up New Zealand’s Covid-19 Close Contact Tracing Centre

“As a nurse, it is in our DNA to save lives; that is why when I received a call late one evening from my manager at Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) to...

Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the mental wellbeing of their staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. chnnl’s founder...

University of Otago lab unravelling COVID-19

A high-security Physical Containment Laboratory (PC3) at the University of Otago’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, is undertaking research to isolate and grow SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, with samples taken from infected...

Alexa, Google Home for communication, navigation and now healthcare management

A fridge that detects when medications are getting low and orders repeat prescriptions and reminders on digital assistants such as an Alexa to take your pills could just be months away. Add to that a...

The role of websites and apps in self-managing pain symptoms

One in five Kiwis live with chronic or persistent pain. And with little capacity to increase pain services, technology could help many self-manage their symptoms. The recommendation comes from new research out of the University of Otago, Wellington. Dr...

Study looks at app for parents of premature babies

When you can’t cuddle your newborn – smart phone app offers vital support and info for parents of prem babies. Psychology study to assess – does it help and could other parents be benefitting from it?

An App for the quick diagnosis of brain injury

It should be possible, in the not-too-distant future, to use an App on your phone to diagnose whether a knock to the head could have long-term health consequences.

Data is the new scalpel

Gabe Rijpma says the effective use of data will drive change across our health system.

School of Psychology’s Labour Pays Off

A pregnancy app created by a team at the University of Waikato is helping kiwi women put mind over matter during times of change.
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Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...
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