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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.
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How to grow a human

How to grow a human
Pregnancy is one of the most nutritionally demanding stages of life for a woman. Decisions about health and nutrition at this point can significantly affect the lifelong health of both the mother and their baby. In the end, the goal of good pregnancy nutrition is to provide adequate nutrients that will promote optimum health in both.
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World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

Today is World Health Day, a global health awareness day held annually on April 7.

Each year attention is drawn to a different global health issue with this year being diabetes.

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Vascular complications in early pregnancy

Vascular complications in early pregnancy

Preeclampsia is a disease of high blood pressure during pregnancy, affecting around 3-5% of all pregnancies. It is life-threatening for both mother and the unborn child. Our scientists investigate that mothers with a history of preeclampsia have around double the risk of heart disease later in life.

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