Research into critically ill patients with COVID-19, published today, shows fewer patients died and less intensive care (ICU) support was required when patients received corticosteroids compared with usual treatment.
The He Kāinga Oranga research team has been awarded a $5 million Health Research Council programme grant to work on interventions that will help New Zealanders live in warm, dry, mould-free and safe homes.
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) today capped off a month of research investment with nearly $3 million awarded to mid-career researchers for studies that address significant health issues.
With funding announced today from the Health Research Council, a University of Otago researcher is about to investigate what happens to blood sugar levels and sleep when people pepper their evening’s viewing with short bursts of activity.
A new Explorer Grant study announced today will delve into Auckland’s sewer network to quantify and map levels of antibiotic resistance in the community, allowing researchers to estimate levels of resistance in healthy, asymptomatic individuals as well as in those who are unwell.