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Benefits of RayStation system already being felt - 2019-02-18 21:39:22A new system that will bring faster treatments and increased accuracy for Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) patients is now in use in the Radia

Students get green light for dangerous drug use 2019-02-18 18:36:28Family First NZ says that allowing drug use and drug testing at university orientation weeks is flawed and dangerous, and is being used by drug-friend

The food and exercise link - NZ REPs 2019-02-18 15:25:58While the old saying ‘you can’t out exercise a bad diet’ may still be true, it turns out regular exercise is a great way to motivate

Fourth junior doctors' strike will affect some surgery 2019-02-18 14:48:52Fourth junior doctors’ strike will affect some surgery and outpatient clinics planned for next Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 February

HDC report released for care of pregnant woman 2019-02-17 20:03:52Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a midwife and a District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health

HDC report released for the treatment of boy 2019-02-17 19:52:48Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding an Emergency Department (ED) doctor in breach of the Code of Health an

Are your water tank levels getting low? - 2019-02-17 19:24:46Given the dry hot weather conditions, coupled with limited rainfall, Northland DHB’s Public Health Unit strongly advise residents to contact a M

Social media can improve lives post-disaster - new 2019-02-17 15:45:33Newly published research has shown the important role social media can play supporting health and wellbeing following a disaster.

Otago research finds clues as to changes in 2019-02-17 15:12:13University of Otago researchers have discovered a clue as to why there are changes in the way babies’ brains are formed in mothers who are obese

3D gene insights shed light on type 1 2019-02-16 13:32:11Ground-breaking findings by Liggins Institute researchers based on mapping DNA in three dimensions have shed fresh light on the genetic drivers for ty

New maternity hub to keep women and their 2019-02-14 23:25:49The sun shined brightly as did a large number of the Te Kuiti community for their new Maternity Resource Centre opening today (15 February 2018).

Ministry of Health: Sterilisation of surgical instruments 2019-02-14 21:58:03The Ministry of Health has convened a teleconference of DHB Chief Medical Officers and Directors of Allied Health to share the information gathered to

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Benefits of RayStation system already being felt 2019-02-18 21:42:00A new system that will bring faster treatments and increased accuracy for Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) patients is now in use in the Radia

NZ abridged period life table: 2016–18 (provisional) 2019-02-18 19:44:00Life tables are a basic demographic tool for analysing mortality and survival. They show death and survivorship rates at each age of life.

Infant mortality rate declines 2019-02-18 16:50:00The infant mortality rate was down to 3.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2018, compared with 5.0 per 1,000 in 2008, Stats NZ said today.

The Food and Exercise Link 2019-02-18 15:40:00While the old saying ‘you can’t out exercise a bad diet’ may still be true, it turns out regular exercise is a great way to motivate

Care of pregnant woman with high risk factors 2019-02-17 20:06:00Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a midwife and a District Health Board in breach of the Code of Health

Treatment of boy with skin lesion 2019-02-17 19:56:00Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding an Emergency Department (ED) doctor in breach of the Code of Health an

New beginnings for PHA 2019-02-17 19:47:00The appointment of Dr Prudence Stone as chief executive of the Public Health Association (PHA) heralds the beginning of a new era for public health in

ESR calls for robust regulations over medicinal cannabis 2019-02-17 19:46:00One of the country’s main drug testing laboratories says robust regulations are needed to cover locally produced medicinal cannabis.

Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry Report 2019-02-17 16:57:00Feedback on the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry Report and priorities for the transformation from people with lived experience and whānau

3D gene insights shed light on type 1 2019-02-16 17:00:003D gene insights shed light on type 1 diabetes, overlapping diseases Ground-breaking findings by Liggins Institute researchers based on mapping DNA in

Sterilisation of Surgical Instruments 2019-02-14 22:03:00The Ministry of Health has convened a teleconference of DHB Chief Medical Officers and Directors of Allied Health to share the information gathered to

Call to teach CPR in schools 2019-02-14 17:49:00Kenneth Yew owes his life to the quick response of fellow students and teachers at Hamilton’s Hillcrest High School.

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Kaiser Permanente’s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition 2019-02-19 04:15:05By eliminating the financial burden of a medical education, the school hopes that more students will choose family medicine and other vital but lower-

Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My 2019-02-18 17:30:00Finding out you have a chronic illness — one that will, by definition, never go away — changes things, both for you and those you love.

Saving the Bats, One Cave at a Time 2019-02-18 11:34:21Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, whit

The Checkup: Having Anesthesia Once as a Baby 2019-02-18 07:25:49Although earlier studies in animals suggested a connection, the new research should reassure parents whose children need surgery, experts say.

Personal Health: The Case Against Cough Medicine 2019-02-18 05:00:02Evidence is sorely lacking for the value of any over-the-counter remedy to treat most coughs.

Embryo ‘Adoption’ Is Growing, but It’s Getting Tangled 2019-02-17 20:54:34Many agencies that offer donated embryos, including most of those supported by federal grants, are affiliated with Christian or anti-abortion rights o

Do You Want to Be Pregnant? It’s Not 2019-02-17 16:17:59New data on women’s uncertainty over motherhood may reshape how doctors and policymakers think about family planning.

The Instant, Custom, Connected Future of Medical Devices 2019-02-16 23:44:483D-printed and “smart” pharmaceuticals are making medical treatments more effective. But it may take years before the new devices reach mo

A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s 2019-02-16 05:00:11The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher’s daughter. L

8 Ways to Avoid Buying a Bad Mattress 2019-02-15 18:08:50Planning to take advantage of Presidents’ Day mattress sales? Here are eight pitfalls to avoid so you buy a mattress you’ll happily sleep

Q&A: A Tree Grows in — Well, You 2019-02-15 15:44:29Fruit on trees grown near outhouses and latrines usually is safe. That’s not true of produce found on the ground in the same areas.

The New Old Age: Dialysis Is a Way 2019-02-15 15:33:15So-called conservative management can ease symptoms without dialysis in some people with kidney disease. But many of them are never given the option.

Scientific American: Health

Human Diet Drugs Kill Mosquitoes' Appetite, Too 2019-02-16 15:30:00When researchers fed mosquitoes a drug used to treat people for obesity, the insects were less interested in hunting for their next human meal ticket.

Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk? 2019-02-16 10:00:00A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different stor

The Dangers of Flying While Allergic 2019-02-13 07:00:00Nuts and other foods served on planes can be devastating for those with sensitivities—but the risks can be avoided -- Read more on ScientificAme

When Cancer Threatens a Woman's Fertility 2019-02-12 12:00:00Solutions exist, but they’re costly—and 45 states don’t require that insurance cover them -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Stopping the World's Biggest Infectious Killer 2019-02-11 07:00:00Science holds the key for ending tuberculosis, but greater effort and sustained innovation are crucial -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

We're Not Using One of Our Best Weapons 2019-02-08 12:00:00New antibiotics will help, but vaccines are a more immediate, complementary solution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Better Pill—Internal Delivery Devices May Help Patients 2019-02-08 08:15:00A tortoise and a puffer fish inspire technology to overcome the multibillion-dollar nonadherence problem -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ob-Gyns Do Too Much Fetal Monitoring 2019-02-07 07:00:00It’s important in high-risk pregnancies, but most pregnancies aren’t risky -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How to Get Fit Using Electrical Muscle Stimulation 2019-02-06 09:30:00Although EMS devices will not allow you to sit on the couch eating bonbons while you build biceps like an Avenger, it can help with recovery, relaxati

We've Lost Touch with Our Bodies 2019-02-05 07:00:00But we can get it back through a process known as “interoception” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Appalachia's Fight to Lessen the Impact of Substance 2019-02-04 12:00:00A needle-exchange program in Virginia is a good first step—but isn’t enough by itself -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Tiny Organs in Orbit 2019-02-04 07:00:00Cultured human lung, heart and kidney cells flying onboard the International Space Station could reveal much about aging and disease -- Read more on S

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Health Tip: Raise Your Chances of Having a 2019-02-20 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Raise Your Chances of Having a BabyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Health Tip: Eat Less Saturated Fat 2019-02-20 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Eat Less Saturated FatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

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