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‘A Drink a day’ and women’s health – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on September 7th, 2011.

New research suggests that one -and only one- drink of alcohol a day could be good for the health of middle-aged women. However, the implied benefits of alcohol are drawing criticism from some experts.   US researchers have studied over 121,000 nurses enrolled in the US Nurses’ Health Study which started in 1976. They compared […]

Women in Science: A 2011 Snapshot

John Kerr posted in on August 15th, 2011.

The Association for Women in the Sciences, in association with Dr Belinda Bray of The University of Auckland, have produced a new booklet giving a snapshot of women in science in New Zealand in 2011. A pdf copy of the booklet can be downloaded here. Key findings of the report show: When science is compulsory at […]

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