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Every day brings us closer to finding a cure for cardiovascular disease - New Zealand's number one killer. Here is the latest from our research laboratories.

7 foods you thought were unhealthy

7 foods you thought were unhealthy

Health (from a dietary perspective) is not the result of eating one type of food. It’s the result of eating a variety of different, health-promoting foods consistently each day. So, if you stopped eating one of these seven foods because you heard it was unhealthy, hopefully we can set the record straight and you can add this food back into your diet.

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Neutrophils in acute coronary syndrome

Neutrophils in acute coronary syndrome
HRI researchers Dr Rahul Kurup and Associate Professor Sanjay Patel from the Cell Therapeutics Group recently published a review of the role of neutrophils in acute coronary syndrome. With abundant data demonstrating this role, this presents opportunities to develop novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers and therapeutic agents that specifically target neutrophils.
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How to prevent injury from sport and exercise

How to prevent injury from sport and exercise
Regular physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, protecting us from conditions such as heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, depression and some cancers. Sport and exercise are great ways to accumulate regular physical activity, but what about when they do us harm?
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