Archive for the 'Health' Category

Inaugural National Osteopathy Awareness Week

Press Release – Osteopaths NZ

Inaugural National Osteopathy Awareness Week
Osteopathy Mainstream Healthcare Choice in World First ACC Report

Osteopathy is experiencing exponential growth and has doubled over the last decade with over 130,000 practitioners working in over fifty countries according to a recent global study by worldwide association, the Osteopathic International Alliance (OIA). Read more »

Celebrating 50 years of breastfeeding support in New Zealand

Press Release – La Leche League

Celebrating 50 years of breastfeeding support in New Zealand!

The country’s leading breastfeeding support organisation is celebrating 50 years in New Zealand this month. Read more »

ACC inflicts ‘double jeopardy’, says claimant

Press Release – Peter de Waal

Media release 14 April 2014

ACC inflicts ‘double jeopardy’, says claimant
A disabled man in Auckland has twice had his weekly compensation stopped by ACC for amending the corporation’s standard privacy release form despite a District Court ruling in the claimant’s favour. Read more »

Waikato Doctor Receives Top National Prize

Press Release – Waikato DHB

11 April 2014

Waikato Doctor Receives Top National Prize

Accolades for the Waikato nurse practitioner behind the life changing Sugar Babies study just keep coming. Read more »

90% of older NZ women underestimate their breast cancer risk

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

April 8, 2014

New research: 90% of older NZ women underestimate their breast cancer risk;
Perception of being “past breast cancer” plus high costs deter women from ongoing screening
- NZBCF asks mammogram clinics to cut prices
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Don’t Stand Idly By Whilst Legal Highs Ruin Teenage Lives

Press Release – TOUGHLOVE

8 April 2014

Don’t Stand Idly By Whilst Legal Highs Ruin Teenage Lives

TOUGHLOVE issues list of recommendations for parents of drug-taking teens Read more »

Genesis Oncology Trust-funded researchers win US competition

Press Release – Genesis Energy

Genesis Oncology Trust-funded researchers win prestigious US competition

Two New Zealanders, who completed their PhDs with funding from the Genesis Oncology Trust, are members of a joint team from Auckland and Stanford Universities to gain funding that will help accelerate the commercialization of their innovative breast cancer therapy. Read more »

Compliance and marketing of infant formula key topics

Press Release – Infant Nutrition Council

Compliance and marketing of infant formula key topics at industry workshop
Manufacturers and marketers of infant formula will gather in Auckland tomorrow to take part in a workshop hosted by industry body the Infant Nutrition Council (INC). Read more »

Doctors call for immediate climate treatment – not denial

Press Release – OraTaiao

Friday 4 April 2014

Doctors call for immediate climate treatment – not continued denial

With the release of the latest report this week by the world’s leading climate scientists, New Zealand doctors are calling for a real response to climate change, whichrepresents a huge risk to every aspect of society including human health. Read more »

Little Kickers supporting the ‘Little Fighters’

Press Release – Little Kickers

Little Kickers supporting the ‘Little Fighters’

Little Kickers NZ, soccer classes found throughout Auckland for kids 1 – 7 years, is supporting the much smaller ‘little fighters’ in the world, premature babies in NZ who need our support to survive. Read more »

ASH Year 10 survey by DHB region

Press Release – Action On Smoking And Health

3 April 2014

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

ASH Year 10 survey by DHB region

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey by DHB results are: Read more »

Dr Gerry Devlin Re-Appointed Clinical Unit Leader for CCTV

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

Media Release

Date: 2 April 2014

Dr Gerry Devlin Re-Appointed Clinical Unit Leader for CCTV Read more »

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Media statement – March 31, 2014

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign Read more »

New Breast Cancer Research Partnership funds three projects

Press Release – Health Research Council

New Breast Cancer Research Partnership funds three projects

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) is pleased to announce funding for three innovative research projects which share the goal of improving and ultimately ensuring breast cancer survival in New Zealand. Read more »

Cancer Takes Life Too Soon

Press Release – Cancer Society New Zealand

Press Release

Cancer Society Auckland – Relay For Life

27th March 2014 Read more »

Plain packaging for tobacco products is one step closer

Press Release – Cancer Society New Zealand

Plain packaging for tobacco products is one step closer for New Zealand

Submissions on the Smokefree Environments (plain packaging) Amendment Bill closed today, Friday 28th March. Cancer Society Auckland congratulate the government for progressing the adoption of plain packaging legislation in New Zealand, however they urge government to take action. Read more »

Bald is no barrier to shaving for charity

Press Release – Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ

For immediate release

27 March 2014

Bald is no barrier to shaving for charity Read more »

Studies reveal infectious disease inequality continues in NZ

Press Release – Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases

Studies reveal infectious disease inequality continues in New Zealand
Invasive streptococcal infections also increasing in NZ Read more »

Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd now working in a new Frontier

Press Release – Pharmaco

Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd now working in a new Frontier

Healthcare sales, marketing and distribution specialist Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd has completed the integration of Frontier Medical, providing emergency services with an entirely new and enhanced sales, service, support and supply chain for critical care products and equipment. Read more »

Make a donation for Camp Teen Beat

Press Release – AtHeart

Media Release

26 March 2014
Be a part of a life-changing experience for heart teens
Make a donation for Camp Teen Beat
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