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Dietary supplements important weapon for fighting off COVID-19, say researchers

In particular vitamin C, vitamin D, zinc, and an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, docosahexaenoic acid, also known as DHA, are critical for immune function

Published on 24th April 2020
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Extended lock-down could create additional risks for older people’s health

Loneliness and social isolation are linked to poor health and often prematurely force older people into rest homes, a study said

Published on 16th April 2020
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University of Otago plans to move select courses online

The University is remaining open as it currently has no cases of COVID-19 and there remains no community spread in New Zealand

Published on 25th March 2020
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Why our gods are ambivalent: This Uni of Otago study finds out more about gods and superheroes

A study conducted by Dr Thomas Swan from the University of Otago analyses the psychology of attraction to religious deities and superheroes

Published on 2nd November 2019
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New Zealand researcher's discovery unravels clues about use of psychoactive plants for ritual 1000 years ago

The ancient bundle containing paraphernalia for consuming psychotropic substances was recovered from archaeological excavations in a rock shelter in the highland Andes

Published on 7th May 2019

Mental health is important. Eat your fruits and vegetables raw for a healthy brain 

When raw fruits and vegetables are cooked, canned and processed, they lose their mental health benefits as the process potentially diminishes the nutrient levels

Published on 17th April 2018

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