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News & Events - 2013

Dunedin Study Newsletter 2013 Click here to download (PDF)   » Young people and suicide attempt: A signal for long term healthcare and social needs. A recent paper from the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study team lead by Dr » Retinal Imaging shows microvascular abnormality in schizophrenia At the age 38 assessment, the Dunedin Study introduced retinal imaging as part of the assessment » The Science of Us: The 1000 Most Studied People in the World We are very excited to announce that a four-part documentary series on the Dunedin Study is currently being produced by Mark McNeil and his team at Razor Films, New Zealand » Dental caries in the first half of life. The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study is the first study in the world to track dental caries from childhood to the adulthood » Study reveals genetic testing’s promise for predicting which children will grow out of asthma Genetic risk assessments could be used to predict which children with asthma are likely to grow out of the condition, and which will continue having symptoms as they grow older, new research emerging from the University of Otago’s world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study suggests » Width of Blood Vessels in Retina May Indicate Brain Health The width of blood vessels in the eye may predict brain health years before the onset of dementia and other deficits, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science » Excessive TV in childhood linked to long-term antisocial behaviour Children and adolescents who watch a lot of television are more likely to manifest antisocial and criminal behaviour when they become adults, according to a new University of Otago study published online in the US journal Pediatrics » Having multiple sex partners linked to later drug and alcohol problems The more sex partners young adults have the more likely they are to go on to develop alcohol or cannabis dependence disorders in young adulthood, according to new University of Otago research »