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Month: April 2020


Take charge after stroke

Taking Charge after Stroke

April 21, 2020

Take Charge – a low-cost, person-centred, self-directed rehabilitation intervention after stroke – improved health-related quality of life and independence. Read the full Open-Access paper here: https://bit.ly/TaCAS-study Be sure to tune into Dr Harry McNaughton presenting an online Webinar on April 30th 2020 at 0900 London time, 1800 AEST: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S6rcZpcbSlua8zD5Ja4WEA Video presentations...

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MRINZ joins the fight against COVID-19 with 3 new trials

Clinical trials in New Zealand supporting the global fight against COVID-19

April 17, 2020

We have been hard at work establishing and contributing to major internationally-significant trials in the fight against COVID-19. “The clinical trials will assess multiple potential therapeutic agents including hydroxychloroquine, one of a number of drugs gaining media attention as a potential treatment for COVID-19”. MRINZ Director Professor Richard Beasley The...

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Server upgrade & maintenance

April 10, 2020

Our servers were struggling with the overwhelming (and wonderful) response to our ‘How big is your bubble?’ pandemic survey. This caused it to glitch for some people when filling it out. We have been busy upgrading the servers and performing maintenance overnight, but as of Friday 10th April morning, we...

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From Osler to Personalised Medicine in obstructive airways disease

April 6, 2020

We know that the features used to diagnose asthma and COPD overlap. For patients who have features of both, the diagnostic label of ‘asthma COPD overlap’ (ACO) is sometimes used. This has several definitions, and there is no consensus on how best to manage patients with this label, limiting its...

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