Archive for the 'Health' Category

NZ parents hope for more than just happy and healthy babies

Press Release – Auckland University

NZ parents hope for more than just happy and healthy babies

Auckland, 16 October 2014 – What do expectant mums and dads hope for their children? Read more »

New $1-a-Day Dental Care Plan Unique to New Zealand

Press Release – DentalCare West

13 October 2014

New $1-a-Day Dental Care Plan Unique to New Zealand

Regular dental care is about to get a lot more affordable, thanks to a new one-of-a-kind payment plan launching in Auckland this November. Read more »

Speech to Polio NZ Inc. Wednesday 15 October 2014

Speech – Rotary New Zealand

Speech to Polio NZ Inc. Wednesday 15 October 2014

It is significant that Polio NZ Inc have chosen to celebrate the 25th Jubilee in October for two reasons. Read more »

Improve Your Sex Life by Visiting Your Family Chiropractor

Press Release – NZ Chiropractors Association

Feel Better And Improve Your Sex Life by Visiting Your Family Chiropractor on World Spine Day (16th October)
Reports that a visit to your nearest chiropractor can boost your sex life have been given new impetus by New Zealand research just published, according to The New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA). Read more »

Oasis Beauty On Sun Protection

Press Release – Oasis Beauty

Date: 15th October 2014
NZ SHOULD FOLLOW AUSTRALIA’S LEAD IN CHANGING ATTITUDES TOWARDS SUN PROTECTION AS NEW RESEARCH POINTS THE FINGER AT FASHION FOR RISE IN CANCER Read more »

Ruby Takes the Cake with Her Starship Tea Towel Design

Press Release – Starship Foundation


Starship patient Frank and his brother Charlie with Ruby Seeto
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Speaker on rise of the health bots

Press Release – Auckland University

Speaker on rise of the health bots
Media Advisory
University of Auckland
13 October 2014 Read more »

Young People Facing a Positive Future with Arthritis

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

Media Release

10 October 2014

Young People Facing a Positive Future with Arthritis

Today 20 young people aged from 12-20 years old are travelling to Auckland from around New Zealand. So what you might ask. Read more »

Pharmacy to Remove Homeopathic Product Following Complaint

Press Release – Society for Science Based Healthcare

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Pharmacy to Remove Homeopathic Product Following Complaint

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Ground breaking deal provides new access for treatments

Press Release – Novartis

Ground breaking deal provides new access for thousands of New Zealanders to medical treatments

Multiple sclerosis (MS), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) asthma, cystic fibrosis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s among disease targets in major Novartis-PHARMAC deal Read more »

World Thrombosis Day aims to raise awareness about VTE

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

World Thrombosis Day aims to raise awareness about VTE

Claire McLintock, a New Zealand representative on the governing council of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), hopes the organisation’s inaugural World Thrombosis Day will raise awareness of a massive killer she describes as a “poor relation” to some other disorders. Read more »

Kiwi Cycles over 130 kms A Day To Save His 8 Year Old Cousin

Press Release – kay patel

“My 8 Year Old Cousin Is In A Wheelchair And I Can Not Bare To See Him Die, I Am Cycling Over 130 Kilometers A Day To Try And Save Him” Read more »

World Thrombosis Day aims to raise awareness about VTE

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

World Thrombosis Day aims to raise awareness about VTE

Claire McLintock, a New Zealand representative on the governing council of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), hopes the organisation’s inaugural World Thrombosis Day will raise awareness of a massive killer she describes as a “poor relation” to some other disorders. Read more »

More to be done on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Media Release 9 October 2014

More to be done on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

A ‘Call to Action’ released today calls for more to be done to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in New Zealand. Read more »

NZ Population Health Congress declares commitment to action

Press Release – NZ Population Health Congress

NZ Population Health Congress declares commitment to action

The three organisations co-hosting the first ever NZ Population Health Congress, which concludes today in Auckland, have declared their commitment to work more closely together to address key issues in population health. Read more »

Experts highlight stark climate-health risks

Press Release – OraTaiao

Media release, 8 October 2014

Experts highlight stark climate-health risks at NZ Population Health Congress Read more »

Community agencies and sponsors create sugar-free Polyfest

Press Release – NZ Population Health Congress

Community agencies collaborate with commercial sponsors to create a sugar-free Polyfest

NZ Population Health Congress media release, 8 October 2014 Read more »

Another sustainability award for Waitemata DHB

Press Release – Waitemata District Health Board

Another sustainability award for Waitemata DHB
Waitemata DHB has collected a second award recognising its commitment to providing national leadership in environmental sustainability in healthcare. Read more »

Health Board Wins Award for Climate And Environmental Action

Press Release – NZ Climate and Health Council

Health Board Wins Award for Climate And Environmental Action

The Waitemata District Health Board has won an award for ‘Leadership in Environmental Sustainability by a Health Sector Organisation’ at this week’s Population Health Congress in Auckland. Read more »

Text message service aids malaria care

Press Release – University of Auckland

Text message service aids malaria care
Media Release
University of Auckland
7 October 2014 Read more »

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