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Tencent Opinion Piece on video games and mental health

Professor Chris Bullen and Jinsong (Jimmy) Chen have published an opinion piece on the Tencent news site about video game engagement during the COVID-19 lockdown and their effect on mental health. The piece was read more than 5000 times within 15 minutes of its publication. You can read the translation and find the original piece below.





Reducing NZ Children’s Sugar Intakes: Guidance from DIET programme

A recent publication from the DIET Programme team outlines proposed targets that would reduce, by 20%, the total sugar content of packaged foods and beverages commonly consumed by New Zealand children through reformulation (i.e. healthier recipe) and/or reductions in portion size.





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mPR team

Members of the mPR team at NIHI recently participated in the MedTech CoRE outreach day at Nga Taiatea Kura in Hamilton. The day is designed to insp…

BMJ Open

NIHI has a long track record of research into the treatment of venous leg ulcers led by Professor Andrew Jull. The study protocol for the Factorial…


NIHI is extremely pleased that Honorary Associate Professor Robyn Whittaker, NIHI’s Co-Lead eHealth/mHealth programmes has been named as a founding…

Women on Zoom

Some of NIHI’s leaders, emerging leaders and generally all round amazing bunch of women gathered online to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021…