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Dr Robyn Whittaker (Associate Professor Health Informatics & Technology, NIHI & Clinical Director of Innovation, Waitemata DHB) talks about 'mHealth Transforming Health Care' at the Emerging Tech Health symposium, HiNZ, Christchurch 22 May 2018
24 January 2019 Our team were recently involved in Hack Aotearoa 2019 - Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, a conference where health professionals, data scientists and innovators from across Aotearoa, were immersed in workshops and discussion on the concepts of Artificial Intelligence, including machine learning, natural language processing and image recognition.
Are you a fan of rugby? Want to get fit? You may be eligible to take part in a free healthy lifestyle programme being run through the Blues and the Highlanders. We are looking for male rugby fans who are interested in improving their health and fitness to take part in RUFIT-NZ, a 12-week healthy lifestyle programme delivered through professional rugby clubs. In order to participate, you will need to be 30-65 years old and be overweight.
A New Zealand-led scientific review has found people with a diet high in fibre - specifically whole grains - have lower rates of a range of chronic diet-related diseases. Dr Kathryn Bradbury from NIHI said there was good evidence that higher intakes of whole grains were associated with a lower risk of bowel cancer and lower body weight. Read more here.