Archive for the 'Health' Category

Spring Clean for Starship

Press Release – Starship Foundation

Spring Clean for Starship

Turning trash into treasure for our national children’s hospital

Starship Spring Clean launches tomorrow Tuesday 1 September – a campaign that asks Kiwis across the country to clean out their cupboards, sell their unwanted goods and pledge some or all of the proceeds to Starship. Read more »

Extended regional air service a good start

Press Release – NZ Rural General Practice Network

Extended regional air service a good start

Today’s announcement that Jetstar will offer four extra regional destinations to its New Zealand routes and the suggestion that more will likely be added is positive news for regional and rural communities, says New Zealand Rural General Practice Network chief executive Dalton Kelly. Read more »

Father’s Day: Men’s Health Is No Joking Matter

Press Release – NZ Men’s Health Trust

Father’s Day: Men’s Health Is No Joking Matter

Men’s Health is continuing their cheeky advertisements with a Father’s Day campaign – the aim of reminding men they need to ‘start talking about their health’. Their latest marketing campaign, created by Leah Royden and Glen Drake from the Image Centre Group, is cleverly designed around ‘Dad Jokes’. Read more »

Clinical trial shows that a NZ kanuka honey helps acne

Press Release – Honey Lab

Large clinical trial shows that a New Zealand kanuka honey formulation helps acne

New Zealand researchers have shown that a kanuka honey formulation can help with the scourge of teenage life – acne. Read more »

Vitamin D important to protect against bowel diseases

Press Release – Auckland University

Vitamin D important to protect against bowel diseases

Wider use of vitamin D fortified foods and dietary supplements to benefit bowel health, are suggested by new research from the University of Auckland. Read more »

Antenatal depression missed in a quarter of mums with PND

Press Release – Mothers Helpers

Antenatal depression missed in a quarter of mums with PND
ANTENATAL DEPRESSION MORE COMMON THAN RESEARCH SUGGESTS

ANTENATAL DEPRESSION MISSED IN A QUARTER OF MUMS WITH PND Read more »

Disability Community to Lobby Auckland Council

Press Release – Save Auckland Council Disability Advisors

Disability Community to Lobby Auckland Council over loss of specialist Disability Advisors – Tomorrow – 9am Wed 26 August Read more »

Fatalities up as Fire Service launches smoke alarm campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Fire Service

Fatalities up as Fire Service launches smoke alarm campaign

A working smoke alarm could have saved nearly all eight lives lost in house fires in the past two months, says the Fire Service. Read more »