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Last updated on Monday 24 July 2017
Massey University's health experts are often sought out for their expertise and opinions on topical issues. Here are the latest interviews and commentary in the news.
Associate Professor Marewa Glover was interviewed live on Radio Live about her research into whether vaping could help with weight control.
Stuff.co.nz published an article about how to stay healthy if you’re stuck in the office all day. The article included tips from Dr Jasmine Thomson on sensible eating.
The Dominion Post/Nelson Mail/Marlborough Express/Taranaki Daily News/Timaru Herald/Rotorua Daily Post/Waikato Times/The Northern Advocate published an opinion piece about money deciding the legal marijuana debate. The piece quoted Associate Professor Chris Wilkins.
The Manawatu Standard published an article on bugs and personalised medical foods among future food predictions. The article quoted Professor Matt Golding.
Mahurangi Matters published a profile on Phuong Graham from Viet Q Foods. Ms Graham holds a Bachelor of Technology, majoring in Food Science from Massey University.
The Western Leader/Rodney Times published an article on a study by Masters student Jeanette Rapson which is exploring Early Childhood Education teachers’ knowledge of nutrition and exercise.
Southern Rural Life published an article on research from Massey University which shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones. The article quoted Professor Marlena Kruger.
NZ Grower published an article on the recent Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa conference, and mentioned recent research carried out by Massey University, looking at what year 7 and 8 children are taught around food and nutrition in schools.
Stuff.co.nz/Taranaki Daily News published an article on the importance of children learning cooking skills at school. The article referred to recent research by Associate Professor Carol Wham, investigating the level of teaching around food in schools. The article also quoted Dr Wham.
Professor Steve Stannard appeared in a Newshub story about a huge increase in steroid use.
Dr Shirley Julich was interviewed live on Radio Live about her research exploring if grooming leads to Stockholm syndrome. The Newshub website also published an article on the research.
Dr Collette Bromhead was quoted in an article on Stuff.co.nz about a spike in gonorrhea cases, which could be linked to increased resistance to antibiotics.
The AM Show/Radio Live/Radio 531pi interviewed Associate Professor Marewa Glover about a World Health Organisation report on smoking rates.