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Saline treatment
08 October 2015

The largest clinical trial ever conducted exclusively in New Zealand intensive care units has not found any safety concerns with using saline as fluid therapy for intensive care patients.

06 October 2015

University of Otago researchers have published the first direct evidence that kisspeptin neurons generate the hormone pulses which are crucial to normal reproductive functioning.

Government insignia
05 October 2015

Government changes announced today to the International Relationships Fund are designed to better support high-quality international science collaborations.

Person on scales
05 October 2015

The HRC-funded Christchurch Health and Development Study has found men classified as obese according to the Body Mass Index (BMI) make more money per week than those with ‘normal’ BMIs. But the opposite applies for women.