2019 News Articles

Pregnancy and childbirth can often result in women suffering from urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. At the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute ...
 
 
Dysphagia – difficulty in swallowing – affects thousands of New Zealanders. Each year, around half of our 9,000 stroke patients develop dysphagia, but it’s also caused by ...
 
 
A new app is proving its worth in reaching children when conversations can be difficult. The iTui app was developed by Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) paediatrician Dr ...
 
 
Researchers have created a mobile application that monitors patients during their daily routine. The prototype may one day help clinicians diagnosis and monitor bruxism, ...
 
 
A Dunedin neuroscientist has discovered a new way to help people recover from stroke, by implanting an electrode into the undamaged side of the brain. In a world-first, Professor ...
 
 
Growing up in Iran, Dr Ehsan Vaghefi’s first journey to school was not like that of the other children. While his peers followed their parents to school, Dr Vaghefi acted as ...