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Last updated on Tuesday 12 December 2017
Massey University's health experts are often sought out for their expertise and opinions on topical issues. Here are the latest interviews and commentary in the news.
Dr Andy Towers was quoted extensively in the media about an international study comparing the drinking habits of New Zealander’s aged over 50. The study found older Kiwis are among the heaviest drinkers. Dr Towers was quoted in the New Zealand Herald, and interviewed live on Radio Live and Radio New Zealand.
The New Zealand Herald/Otago Daily Times published an article how the early summer heat affects us, including impacting our sleep. The article quoted Dr Karyn O’Keeffe from the Sleep/Wake Research Centre.
The New Zealand Herald/Bay of Plenty Times published an article on a Massey University study which is testing the wastewater in Tauranga, to investigate the use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. The article quoted lead researcher Associate Professor Chris Wilkins.