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Massey University's Manawatū chemistry labs hosted more than eighty Māori secondary school students this week as they continued their journey to careers in science.
Five Massey University College of Health research projects have been awarded more than $4 million in funding from the Health Research Council to tackle issues including screening for cervical cancer, cancer survival rates in Māori, improving smoking cessation rates, managing nurses' fatigue and occupational risk factors of cardiovascular disease.
"Everyone has 24 hours in a day, and I want to maximise that potential and make the best use of every single day I am given on this earth." Living by a quote like this, it is easy to see why Traci Houpapa is so successful.
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in New Zealand, accounting for 30 per cent of all deaths annually. But a new survey shows there is a wide variety in cardiac rehabilitation services with little information on the impact of the different models.