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Swedish nuclear physicist just got the world’s first approved birth control app – as...

10 February, 2017. By Jill Bederoff for Business Insider Nordic. For over a year Elina Berglund nuclear physicist has been fighting authorities and malicious...

Sugar labelled the new tobacco ahead of FIZZ symposium

25 June, 2017. Sugar has been labelled the "new tobacco" by scientists concerned by just how much of it we are now consuming. Fighting Sugar...
Corned beef – a staple in Samoan diets

Praise be for corned beef

4 August, 2016. This article may be disturbing to vegetarians, vegans, and carnivores alike. Who remembers a TV show called Skits from the nineties? This was...

New insights gained into genetics of gout in Maori and Pacific people

24 May, 2017. Maori - Newly identified gene variants contribute to explaining why Māori and Pacific people have the highest rates worldwide of gout,...
Dr Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia following her recent doctoral graduation

Navigating the complex world of sex for Sāmoan youth

23 May, 2017. Samoa - Dr Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia’s doctoral thesis, Sexual Health Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviour of Samoan Youth in Aotearoa NZ, used the...

Be informed – signs and symptoms of breast cancer

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer can include: a change in size or shape a lump or area that feels thicker than the rest...

The Best Way to Quit Smoking, According to Science

15 May, 2016. Researchers have long sought for answers on the best way to help people quit smoking. Often, it comes down to two...

How to protect women against both HIV and pregnancy

4 May, 2017. PLENTY of progress has been made in the fight against AIDS. Deaths peaked in 2005, at around 2m people. By 2015...

What Is Taro Good For?

Dubbed as the potato’s hairy and “unfortunate-looking” cousin, taro is actually a culinary favorite in many cultures around world. In Hawaii, it’s transformed into...

‘But what would they eat?!’ – Nutrition in Samoa from an outsider’s perspective

11 May, 2017. Samoa - It’s been really interesting looking at nutrition from an outsider’s perspective in Samoa. Something that’s struck me here is how...