Archive for the 'Health' Category

Record number of summer students complete research studies

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Friday 20 January, 2017
Record number of summer students complete research studies

A record number of students have provided invaluable support to medical research projects across the Bay of Plenty during their summer breaks. Read more »

Whakatāne to get trainee doctors

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Wednesday 18 January, 2017
Whakatāne to get trainee doctors

The first fifth year medical students in a new Regional-Rural Programme will soon be working at Whakatāne Hospital and in local GP rooms. Read more »

Talking Healthy Ageing, Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants

Press Release – Pindrop Foundation

Talking Healthy Ageing, Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants

18th January 2017

For the first time in New Zealand, internationally renowned doctor and researcher in the field of healthy ageing and hearing loss, Frank Lin, M.D, PhD., will be presenting the findings of his research at the 2017 Pindrop Foundation Adult Cochlear Implant Forum on Saturday 11th March in Auckland. Read more »

Union’s strike action to hit thousands of patients

Press Release – DHB Shared Services

Media Release
13 January 2017
Union’s strike action to hit thousands of patients

Several thousand patients’ nationwide will be directly impacted by the NZ Resident Doctors’ Association’s decision to proceed with a 73-hour strike at 18 of the 20 DHBs next week. Read more »

1 in 3 Be Free App: A gift to New Zealand women this season

Press Release – Inner City Women’s Group

MEDIA RELEASE 22 December 2016

1 in 3 Be Free App: A gift to New Zealand women this season

Inner City Women’s Group (ICWG) in Auckland is encouraging women to screen their relationships for violence and abuse. Read more »

Local Author Donates to Tauranga Hospital’s Children’s Ward

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Local Author Donates to Tauranga Hospital’s Children’s Ward

Donating 40 of her books to Tauranga Hospital’s Children’s Ward is a dream come true says one local author. Read more »

Merry ‘Fitness’ from the exercise community

Press Release – New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release
FROM: The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)

As our year winds up, it’s time to reflect on the successes and challenges we have all faced in 2016 and look forward to a year ahead. Read more »

Gas heater link to child illness

Press Release – University of Auckland

Gas heater link to child illness

Media ReleaseUniversity of Auckland20 December 2016 Read more »

$800,000 of funding into new child health research projects

Press Release – Cure Kids

Monday, 19 December 2016

Cure Kids announces $800,000 of funding into new child health research projects

Cure Kids has today announced the recipients of just over $800,000 in grants to fund vital child health research projects throughout the country. Read more »

Mental health experience leads to Supreme Award

Press Release – University of Auckland

Mental health experience leads to Supreme Award
University of Auckland – 19 December 2016

Supreme Award winner at the annual Attitude Awards this year was mental health awareness advocate and University of Auckland professional teaching fellow, Debra Lampshire. Read more »

Better nutrition information for GPs

Press Release – University of Auckland

Better nutrition information for GPs

Media Release – University of Auckland – 19 December 2016

Improving the quality of nutrition information available to general practitioners for their patients, is the focus of a study funded by a new research fellowship. Read more »

Otago newbie & Auckland “old hand” share research payday

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

News Release, 16 December 2016

Otago newbie and Auckland “old hand” share $160K breast cancer research payday Read more »

Need for well-resourced sexual health service

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

16 December 2016

Syphilis findings highlight need for well-resourced sexual health service Read more »

Outstanding Medical Research

Press Release – Auckland Medical Research Foundation

Media Release

15 Dec 2016

Auckland Medical Research Foundation awards over $2.3 million to medical researchers in second half of 2016, and $2.5m commitment to University of Auckland For All Our Futures Campaign. Read more »

Improved care aim for older Pacific people study

Press Release – University of Auckland

Improved care aim for older Pacific people study

Media ReleaseUniversity of Auckland
14 December 2016 Read more »

New medicine to fight Hepatitis C now registered

Press Release – Merck Sharp and Dohme NZ

New medicine to fight Hepatitis C now registered

15 December 2016, Merck Sharp & Dohme (New Zealand) Ltd (MSD) today announced ZEPATIER® (elbasvir/grazoprevir) has been registered by Medsafe for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C – genotype 1, 3* and 4 infection in adults. Read more »

Health and independence highlighted in ageing population

Press Release – University of Auckland

Health and independence highlighted in ageing population

University of AucklandMedia Release Read more »

First clinical cancer trials research centre for NZ

Press Release – University of Auckland

First clinical cancer trials research centre for NZ

Media Release – University of Auckland

For release 9am on Saturday 10 December Read more »

Missing link in understanding of type 2 diabetes

Press Release – Health Research Council Of New Zealand

Media Release

From: Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC)

Kiwi scientists discover missing link in our understanding of type 2 diabetes Read more »

Big Data Holds Key to Life Saving Discoveries

Press Release – Biomatters

Press Release

Big Data Holds Key to Life Saving Discoveries Says Biomatters Whitepaper
Auckland, New Zealand – 9 December 2016 Read more »

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