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What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?
The Government recently announced it intends to conduct a national referendum on cannabis law reform by 2020. But what do Kiwis want?
The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?
Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world and has been shown to have a performance-enhancing effect among athletes when taken in...
Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?
How do you intend to pay for your funeral? It is not a topic most of us feel comfortable discussing. Death and finances are two topics likely to...
Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?
Previous research from Massey University has identified women of Asian origin are five times more likely to be iron deficient, and researchers are...
Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study
Should you launch your first business when you are over 50? How does caring for a loved one fit around paid work in later years? These are among new...
Quantifying the disease burden of alcohol’s harm to others
Professor Sally Casswell has been awarded nearly $1m in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, to investigate the "second hand"...
Rugby taonga research gets $250k grant
Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts...
Ministry of Health renews contract for EHI programme
The College of Health's Environmental Health Indicators programme has been granted almost $2 million in funding from the Ministry of Health, to...
Researchers to explore primary care delivery
Professor Nicolette Sheridan, from Massey University's School of Nursing, will lead a collaborative research project, investigating the effectiveness...
Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded
Blight-resistant camellia, cancer prevention, migrant mental health, and preservation of the saddleback are among the diverse topics being undertaken...

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