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Kiwis getting sicker because they’re putting off seeing New! 2020-04-07 23:37:08New Zealanders are getting sicker because great numbers of people have stopped calling their GPs during the lockdown, despite clinics being open and s

HBDHB reports two new COVID-19 cases, one linked New! 2020-04-07 23:24:18The Ministry of Health today reported two new Covid-19 case in Hawke’s Bay, taking the total for the region to 35.

ASMS welcomes Ministry of Health COVID-19 health care New! 2020-04-07 23:14:39The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists is welcoming today’s release by the Ministry of Health of the numbers of health care workers who

'New Prox app helps public to combat virus New! 2020-04-07 23:14:08New Zealand medical technology company, Prox Bio Limited, is today launching a new digital weapon in the war against Covid-19. Prox is a free mobile s

50 new cases of COVID-19 New! 2020-04-07 22:43:22Today there are 50 new cases of COVID-19 to report - made up of 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 24 new probable cases. There are no additional

Oamaru Hospital shares extensive plans to prepare for New! 2020-04-07 21:55:09Planning for the pandemic began at the first signs of Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan.

First Tauranga Hospital COVID-19 positive case discharged 'in New! 2020-04-07 21:27:21The first COVID-19 positive patient treated and discharged from Tauranga Hospital has praised healthcare staff for the exceptional and compassionate c

'Feast On feijoas to keep your immunity levels 2020-04-07 20:14:24Feijoas are coming into season at just the right time as Kiwis search for new ways to boost their immunity and overall health.

Canterbury grown blackcurrants praised for immunity-boosting properties - 2020-04-07 19:28:37Unsurprisingly recent Google Trends show for immune-boosting strategies peaked to record levels last week.

Native plants may hold answers for chronic illnesses 2020-04-07 18:54:43University of Waikato researchers say native plant extracts may hold the answers to treating complications in patients with chronic illnesses such as

Call for official reporting of Covid infection among 2020-04-07 18:07:16The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists is calling for the numbers of medical professionals who contract Covid-19 through clinical work to be

'Global report released by WHO puts nursing under 2020-04-07 16:20:34In celebration and recognition of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated 2020 as the Internat

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SDHB Daily Media Update - Wednesday 8 April New! 2020-04-08 02:11:00New cases in Southern The Ministry of Health announced 8 new COVID-19 cases in the Southern region today, bringing the region’s total to 195. Co

New Zealand Could Learn From Singapore’s Covid-19 Containment New! 2020-04-08 00:23:00Wellington, 8 April - Singapore has set a high standard for dealing with Covid-19 and despite its decision to enter a lockdown this week, New Zealand

Eating Well - How Do Vulnerable People Stay New! 2020-04-08 00:03:00The Cancer Society has had lots of questions from people with cancer about their lowered immunity and what that means in the fight against COVID-19. D

Kiwis getting sicker because they’re putting off seeing New! 2020-04-07 23:44:00New Zealanders are getting sicker because great numbers of people have stopped calling their GPs during the lockdown, despite clinics being open and s

Thanks for sharing – health workforce Covid data New! 2020-04-07 23:37:00The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists is welcoming today’s release by the Ministry of Health of the numbers of health care workers who

50 New Cases Of COVID-19 New! 2020-04-07 22:43:00Today there are 50 new cases of COVID-19 to report - made up of 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 24 new probable cases. There are no additional

Award Acknowledges Courageous Nurses During COVID-19 Crisis New! 2020-04-07 20:32:00Nurses and Midwives are at the forefront of our healthcare system, saving lives and bringing new ones into the world safely. They are also playing a c

Call For Official Reporting Of Covid Infection Among 2020-04-07 18:10:00The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists is calling for the numbers of medical professionals who contract Covid-19 through clinical work to be

COVID-19 Highlights Nurses’ Vulnerability As Backbone To Health 2020-04-07 15:56:00Echoing that call, Baroness Mary Watkins, Alternate-Chair of Nursing Now and co-chair of the report, underscored that nurses have also been attacked &

Telemedicine Abortion Care Comes To New Zealand 2020-04-07 14:52:00ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa congratulates the Ministry of Health for offering telemedicine abortion care for early medical abortions to same patie

Aroha, Clever Kiwi Ingenuity To Help Young People 2020-04-07 14:10:00Researchers from the University of Auckland and A Better Start – E Tipu e Rea National Science Challenge have developed Aroha, a Chatbot, to hel

SDHB Daily Media Update - Tuesday 7 April 2020-04-07 02:50:00New cases in Southern The Ministry of Health announced 10 new COVID-19 cases in the Southern region today, bringing the region’s total to 187. C

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Wuhan ends lockdown as health workers buckle under New! 2020-04-08 08:53:20As the Chinese city at the heart of the global pandemic reopens, the economic, political and psychological toll of the coronavirus pandemic is becomin

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet? New! 2020-04-08 08:53:00With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in an intensive care unit after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, attention has turned to the

The Latest: Birx: Stick to guidelines, avoid 2nd New! 2020-04-08 08:40:34A leader of the White House’s coronavirus response team is warning there could be another wave of U.S. infections if people don’t stick wi

Hawaii mayor to arrested Florida man: 'Covidiot' New! 2020-04-08 07:18:17A mayor in Hawaii has a choice word for the Florida man accused of trying to flout Hawaii’s traveler quarantine: “covidiot.”

AP PHOTOS: German charity goes home-to-home in virus New! 2020-04-08 04:12:26Lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic are forcing poor children to stay inside often-cramped homes, amplifying tensions that already exist

Rio samba schools start sewing scrubs in coronavirus New! 2020-04-08 04:10:49Rio de Janeiro’s samba schools usually spend the year furiously sewing costumes for the city’s blowout Carnival celebration

Italy, Spain ICU pressures decline, but emotional toll New! 2020-04-08 02:47:11The pressures on intensive care units in Italy and Spain may have eased in recent days as new coronavirus cases decline

New York's virus toll tops 9/11, while Wuhan New! 2020-04-08 01:49:38New York City has faced one of its darkest days with the death toll from the coronavirus surging past 4,000, more than the number killed in the 9/11 a

Lives Lost: A Louisiana grandmother 'took care of New! 2020-04-08 01:34:18Mary Louise Brown Morgan, a “God-fearing woman” who made a “mean gumbo and red beans,” died March 27 in Houma, Louisiana, afte

Massive effort to get Los Angeles homeless into New! 2020-04-08 01:10:48Los Angeles has embarked on an unprecedented effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect the most vulnerab

The Latest: Bars, clubs in Seoul closed to New! 2020-04-08 00:42:18The South Korean capital of Seoul has shut down more than 400 hostess bars, night clubs and discos amid concerns over coronavirus transmissions

NYC virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping toll for New! 2020-04-07 22:45:50New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed the number of those killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11

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Coronavirus Live Updates: White House Adviser Warned in 2020-04-06 23:50:56Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, has been moved to intensive care, and the Supreme Court rejected an extension of Wisconsin’s voti

What’s the Best Material for a Mask for 2020-04-06 23:50:37Scientists are testing everyday items to find the best protection from coronavirus. Pillow cases, flannel pajamas and origami vacuum bags are all cand

Coronavirus in New York: Despite Staggering Death Toll, 2020-04-06 22:48:01Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned that glimmers of hope could continue only if New Yorkers maintain discipline and suppress an impulse to gather.

Delays and Shortages Exacerbate Coronavirus Testing Gaps in 2020-04-06 22:15:53Even as new and faster tests become available, lengthy delays to obtain results continue and test materials are running low, compounding the crises ho

One Final Step for 52 Medical Students, Eager 2020-04-06 19:50:37In a stirring, ragged ritual, the students took their oaths as new doctors early, volunteering in the war against Covid-19.

U.S. Children With Coronavirus Are Less Hard Hit 2020-04-06 18:32:07Nevertheless, a C.D.C. analysis of 2,572 cases found three deaths. Babies seem more vulnerable, but the data was incomplete.

What Italian Pediatricians Can Tell Us 2020-04-06 18:22:47“We are all facing something new and unknown, and also rapidly changing, for which we don’t have durable protocols,” one wrote.

Quarantine and Coronavirus: A How-To Guide 2020-04-06 16:29:38Thousands who may have been exposed to the coronavirus have been asked to seclude themselves. It’s harder than it sounds.

Where Have All the Heart Attacks Gone? 2020-04-06 15:06:42Except for treating Covid-19, many hospitals seem to be eerily quiet.

Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy Deemed ‘Essential Workers’ 2020-04-06 13:17:37Jacinda Ardern, the country’s prime minister, made the announcement on Monday.

Should You Breastfeed if You Have the Coronavirus? 2020-04-06 12:57:07Here’s how to navigate the emerging guidance on breastfeeding in a pandemic.

William Frankland, Pioneering Allergist, Dies at 108 2020-04-06 11:47:20One of the top allergists of the 20th century, Dr. Frankland, who died of the coronavirus, helped legions of hay fever sneezers by publicizing pollen

Scientific American: Health

What the COVID-19 Pandemic Means for Black Americans 2020-04-07 15:00:00The bias built into the health system means they will have worse outcomes on average if they get sick -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

New Coronavirus Drug Shows Promise in Animal Tests 2020-04-07 14:00:00Slated for human trials, EIDD-2801 could become the first pill for COVID-19 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Yes, Liquor Stores Are Essential Businesses 2020-04-07 12:00:00Keeping them open can help people with alcohol use disorder avoid withdrawal symptoms, including tremors, hallucinations and seizures -- Read more on

Meat Pills Fight Tuberculosis 2020-04-07 09:45:00Originally published in June 1868 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Can Infect Cats 2020-04-06 23:47:00Tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo have tested positive for the virus, and studies show that house cats—but apparently not dogs—can become

5 Ways the Economic Upheaval of Coronavirus May 2020-04-06 15:00:00When Americans return to the roads, what happens to oil prices and China’s recovery strategy could all impact emissions levels -- Read more on S

Congress Needs More Scientific Expertise to Fight COVID-19 2020-04-06 12:00:00Here’s how congresspeople can get it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID-19 Shutdown May Obscure Mysteries of Cracked Interstellar 2020-04-06 11:15:00Pristine alien material from the object 2I/Borisov is being exposed to space for the first time—but the coronavirus pandemic is stopping astrono

Can We Really Develop a Safe, Effective Coronavirus 2020-04-06 09:00:00We don’t know for sure, but if we can, it probably won’t be easy, cheap or fast -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

When Can We Lift the Coronavirus Pandemic Restrictions? 2020-04-06 06:45:00Johns Hopkins health security expert Tom Inglesby discusses the need for widespread testing, protective equipment and face coverings -- Read more on S

Heart Damage in COVID-19 Patients Puzzles Doctors 2020-04-06 05:00:00Up to one in five hospitalized patients have signs of heart injury. Cardiologists are trying to learn whether the virus attacks the organ -- Read more

Does Surging Existential Dread Help Trump? 2020-04-05 15:00:00As fear of mortality rises, so does tribalism and support for authoritarian leaders, according to terror-management theory -- Read more on ScientificA

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3 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Patients: New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: 3 in 4 U.S. Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Patients: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00

Beware of 'Media Overload' During Coronavirus Crisis, Experts New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: Beware of 'Media Overload' During Coronavirus Crisis, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7

Americans Got the Memo on Social Distancing, Poll New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: Americans Got the Memo on Social Distancing, Poll ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00:

Why Will It Take So Long for a New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: Why Will It Take So Long for a COVID-19 Vaccine?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson in ICU With New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson in ICU With COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00:0

FDA Authorizes Use of Chinese-Approved Masks in U.S. New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: FDA Authorizes Use of Chinese-Approved Masks in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00:00

Pilates May Be Good Medicine for High Blood New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: Pilates May Be Good Medicine for High Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00:00

Corticosteroids With COVID-19 in Asthma, Allergies, and Arthritis New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: Corticosteroids With COVID-19 in Asthma, Allergies, and Arthritis PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

College Students Feeling the Strain of Social Distancing New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: College Students Feeling the Strain of Social DistancingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00

What Material Is Best for Your DIY Face New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: What Material Is Best for Your DIY Face Mask? The Answer May Surprise YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

For Addicts in Recovery, Technology Preserves Bonds Despite New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: For Addicts in Recovery, Technology Preserves Bonds Despite COVID-19 CrisisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

High-Tech Rings Are Tracking COVID-19 'Warning Signs' New! 2020-04-08 03:00:00Title: High-Tech Rings Are Tracking COVID-19 'Warning Signs'Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/7/2020 12:00:

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