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How should communities deal with serious sex offenders – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 24th, 2016.

The Department of Corrections has moved a convicted sex offender from a Lower Hutt suburb after backlash from the community. Radio NZ talked to University of Auckland’s Dr Gwenda Willis, a senior lecturer in clinical psychology and expert in the rehabilitation of sex offenders. “I think one of the most important things to remember first is […]

Experts Respond: Epidural stimulation treatment for paraplegia

John Kerr posted in on May 23rd, 2011.

The Lancet has published a case study revealing a experimental treatment for spinal damage and dysfunction leading to a loss of motor function. Independent experts, while excited and optimistic, caution that the more research is needed to really assess the treatment. Rob Summers was paralysed from the chest down after a car accident in 2006, […]

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