Archive for the 'Health' Category

More tools needed to combat HIV

Press Release – University of Auckland

More tools needed to combat HIV
University of Auckland – Media release – 24 May 2016

New prevention tools are needed to reduce the rising number of HIV transmissions in New Zealand, according to an HIV researcher. Read more »

World Smoke Free Day 31st May 2016

Press Release – National Maori Tobacco Control Leadership Service

World Smoke Free Day 31st May 2016

May 31st is World Smoke Free Day. This year we have decided to commemorate the day by presenting a special prize giving for the Wero Challenge, a fun stop smoking competition that allows participants to raise money for a good cause. Read more »

New database and funding improve access to clinical trials

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

International Clinical Trials Day 20 May 2016

New database and funding improve access to breast cancer clinical trials Read more »

Food safety partnership to protect $50b industry

Press Release – Massey University

Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Food safety partnership to protect $50b industry

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I will march for Moko

Press Release – Angels Saving Kids

This Sunday, 22nd of May at various centres around the country the New Zealand public is invited to join together as a nation to march against Child Abuse. Read more »

Step change funding boost for health research

Press Release – University of Auckland

Step change funding boost for health research
Media Release – University of Auckland – 18 May 2017 Read more »

Osteoporosis and Bone Disease: Big Steps Forward

Press Release – Auckland Medical Research Foundation

17 May 2016

Free Public Lecture

Osteoporosis and Bone Disease: Big Steps Forward Read more »

UC researchers study how children with autism sleep

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC researchers study how children with autism sleep

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism. Read more »

Hospice North Shore invites local residents to participate

Press Release – Hospice North Shore

Hospice North Shore invites local residents to participate in community initiative
Hospice Awareness Week: 16-22 May 2016 Read more »

Renowned Artists Unite to Fight Bowel Cancer

Press Release – Bowel Cancer New Zealand

Renowned Artists Unite to Fight Bowel Cancer

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AuramerBio makes diagnosis easier, faster and smarter

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

13 May 2016

AuramerBio makes diagnosis easier, faster and smarter

A new medical diagnostics start-up company spun out of Victoria University of Wellington is set to revolutionise the way medical professionals diagnose and monitor the health of their patients. Read more »

A Serving of Good Bacteria, Please

Press Release – Canstar Blue

A Serving of Good Bacteria, Please

A third of New Zealanders are interested in probiotic yoghurts for the health benefits Read more »

Pasifika Medical Association Conference celebrates 20th Year

Press Release – Pasifika Medical Association

11 May 2016

Pasifika Medical Association Conference celebrates 20th Year in August

Registration for the 2016 Pasifika Medical Association Conference is now open. Read more »

New Zealand takes leading role in global food security

Press Release – Food Integrity Conference

Wednesday 11 May, 2016

New Zealand takes leading role in global food safety and security with inaugural Auckland conference Read more »

Improving health systems’ resilience

Press Release – Massey University

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Improving health systems’ resilience

Thursday marks International Nurses Day – the annual celebration to mark the contributions nurses make to society around the globe, as well as commemorating the birthday of one of the world’s most famous nurses, Florence Nightingale, born in Italy on May 12, 1820. Read more »

Neuroscientists support Huntington’s disease conference

Press Release – University of Auckland

Neuroscientists support Huntington’s disease conference

Media Release

University of Auckland Read more »

Fashion for a Cure Auckland 2016

Press Release – Breast Cancer Cure

MEDIA RELEASE MAY 2016
Fashion for a Cure Auckland 2016
Help Find a Cure

Breast Cancer Cure (BCC) is New Zealand’s only not-for-profit organisation established solely to support research into breast cancer. Throughout the year it hosts an array of exclusive events to help raise funds – attending one of these events is the best way for supporters to get behind BCC. Read more »

HRC honours top University of Auckland researchers

Press Release – Health Research Council

HRC honours top University of Auckland researchers

New Zealand’s pre-eminent brain researcher and a talented up-in-coming eye researcher have received the first Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) awards for an outstanding contribution to health research excellence at the University of Auckland’s annual Celebrating Research Excellence Awards this evening. Read more »

Guild announces second Pharmacy Business Network

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild

Guild announces second Pharmacy Business Network

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is excited to announce that the second Pharmacy Business Network (PBN) will be held on Saturday 6 August 2016, at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland. Read more »

Professor calls for inquiry into mental health services

Press Release – AUT University

Professor calls for inquiry into mental health services

Professor Max Abbott, Dean of the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology, is calling for an independent commission of inquiry into mental health services. Read more »

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