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24 April 2017

New Zealand has joined an alliance of the world’s biggest public research funding agencies to provide new research opportunities that target chronic diseases, starting with mental health.

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24 April 2017

The HRC, Breast Cancer Cure, and The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation have today announced the latest recipients of funding through the Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand initiative.

10 April 2017

New Zealand researchers are about to develop a radical new way of helping doctors detect antibiotic resistance faster that could save patients’ lives and change the way antibiotics are used around the world. This project is one of 11 exciting HRC explorer grants announced today.

04 April 2017

Research led by the University of Otago, Wellington has found that a ‘home-grown’ naturally occurring probiotic reduces the risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy and lowers fasting blood sugar.