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Maori diabetes project way off target

An extensive diabetes programme for Maori which held promise for being the best in the heap with lofty targets, has fallen flat in achieving //the main objective of lowering the rate of the disease by one-third within a pre-defined time frame. ....The project has also overshot the budget and turned out to be very expensive as it did not get the estimated participation, and was unable to detect e...

Warrior Gene Claims Slammed by Maori

Maori leaders have slammed claims that Maoris carry a "warrior" gene which make them more prone to violence, risky behaviour and criminal acts, terming such claims// as dangerous and inflammatory. ..According to New Zealand researche, a genetic epidemiologist at Environmental Science and Research, Dr Rod Lea and his colleagues, Maori men have a "striking over-representation" of monoamine oxidase...

Maoris at Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts

A recent mental health survey has revealed that Maori are almost twice as likely to attempt suicide as non-Maori and much more likely to suffer// from mental disorder generally than other New Zealanders. ....The survey conducted by the Health Ministry has been the first to shed light on the prevalence of mental disorders among different ethnic groups in this country. ....Interviews were conducted...
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