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05 December 2016

New Zealand researchers have uncovered a new mechanism that controls the release of the hormone insulin in the body, providing hope for those with a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes.

28 November 2016

The HRC has announced $650,000 in funding for four Ngā Kanohi Kitea Māori knowledge and development research grants.

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25 November 2016

A new, in-depth study of children and teenagers struggling with weight issues has highlighted their poor eating habits and concerning volumes of sugary drink consumption.

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24 November 2016

In light of the recent earthquakes in New Zealand, the HRC is offering some guidance for researchers working with, or intending to work with people affected by natural disasters.