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Kiwi vaping advocate fights Bloomberg-funded 'attack' New! 2020-11-25 15:36:31A well-known New Zealand vaping advocate has weighed into a debate raging internationally that sees consumer groups and public health experts raise se

'La Nina could be bad news for asthma New! 2020-11-25 14:41:59Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is warning asthma and allergy sufferers to be cautious while holidaying this summer as La Niña wea

ActivePlus celebrates opening largest Hibiscus Coast rehabilitation centre New! 2020-11-25 12:27:35Active+ Silverdale is celebrating the launch of its brand new custom built rehabilitation and physiotherapy centre - the largest of its kind on the Hi

'NZ can play key part in pharmaceutical and New! 2020-11-25 11:05:58New Zealand has huge capabilities in growing plants for medicine for the soaring pharmaceutical and consumer health industry, a defining new biotech e

Shoring up and future proofing NZ's specialist workforce New! 2020-11-25 07:00:18A report out today from the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists warns urgent, co-ordinated action is needed to tackle staffing shortages and f

International Year of the Nurse and Midwife - New! 2020-11-25 04:44:53Drawn to nursing because it is a caring profession, Kerri says it wasn’t her first choice.

Psychology of breaking bad news about cancer - 2020-11-25 00:12:22Dr Tamyra Matthews, who explored the dynamics of communicating and receiving news of a cancer diagnosis for her doctoral thesis.

No progress on reducing inequities from harmful products: 2020-11-24 22:08:56Health groups are demanding more policy action to reduce the glaring health inequities shown by the latest New Zealand Health Survey.

8 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation 2020-11-24 19:24:33There are eight new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new community cases. One person arrived o

Koru Lifescience preparing to send drug compounds to 2020-11-24 12:32:20Koru Life science, drug discovery, and advanced formulation research laboratory in Auckland, New Zealand, has identified several known drug compounds

Exercise helps most Kiwis suffering from cancer - 2020-11-24 11:11:50New research has established why people who exercise when suffering from cancer generally have better outcomes, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Bed

New 3-in-1 non-contact thermometer with guidance light 2020-11-24 06:11:09The MedSense TFE02 infrared thermometer is a clinically proven device that provides fast results of three temperature tests: forehead, ear and objects

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Lockdown Family Violence Prompts Call For Plan 2020-11-17 23:22:00An increase in family violence during lockdowns is raising concerns among specialist family violence agencies. National Network of Family Violence Ser

Good Deed Leads To New ED 2020-11-17 22:42:00Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department relocated to its new location in the Waipapa building today and started receiving patients from 7:3

Practising Garden Safety The Key To Avoiding Legionnaires’ 2020-11-17 20:52:00Springtime is an ideal time to get out in the garden…it’s also a time to protect yourself from legionella disease. Legionella lives in mo

Aspirations For Whānau To Be Active As Māori 2020-11-17 20:37:00National Māori health agency, Toi Tangata, welcomes the announcement from Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa yesterday of the $7m investment package as part o

3 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation 2020-11-17 19:08:00There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all detected in recent returnees in managed isolation. There are no new communit

Covid-19 Lockdowns: New Research Shows The Toll On 2020-11-17 18:45:00Lockdowns took a toll on New Zealanders’ diets, with most people consuming more unhealthy snacks and drinks, according to a study led by researc

WellNow, Canterbury’s Health Magazine Arrives In Mailboxes This 2020-11-17 18:41:00Look out for the latest edition of Canterbury DHB’s WellNow magazine that is being delivered to mailboxes across the region this week. Canterbur

Study Shows Auckland Householders Share Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria With 2020-11-17 15:40:00Results of a recent study of 27 Auckland households showing people and pets can share the same antibiotic resistant strains of E.coli is a timely remi

Urgent Global Action Needed On The Overuse Of 2020-11-17 15:34:00As a result of increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics and other antimicrobial[1] medicines are becoming ineffective, and health wo

One In 10 Parents Experienced Severe Burnout In 2020-11-17 14:50:00Parenting can be a demanding and stressful job at any time, however parenting through a pandemic can pile additional pressure on parents, according to

Ground-Breaking Choir Improving Lives Of People With Neurological 2020-11-16 22:59:00A ground-breaking choir which helps people with neurological conditions achieve a better quality of life is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Brai

University Of Auckland Research Shows Hungerball Meets Fitness 2020-11-16 22:17:00It seems obvious that when we have fun while getting active – we are more likely to get involved in that exercise and hang in there for longer.

ABC News: Health

Asia Today: 60 new army recruits infected in New! 2020-11-25 08:13:35South Korea says 60 new army recruits at a boot camp have tested positive for the coronavirus in the military’s largest outbreak

Global push to end domestic violence, worse amid New! 2020-11-25 08:00:18With domestic violence on the rise amid the pandemic, activists are holding protests Wednesday from France to Turkey and world dignitaries are trying

The Latest: Croatia marks record high number of New! 2020-11-25 07:59:48Croatia has registered a record number of daily coronavirus cases as authorities consider additional measures to try to stem the virus outbreak

Christmas traditions axed as pandemic sweeps rural Kansas New! 2020-11-25 07:55:33The global coronavirus pandemic that has reached deep into rural America.

With US in COVID-19 panic, Sen. Perdue saw New! 2020-11-25 07:53:50Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia carried out a series of well-timed stock transactions at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic

China stepping up virus testing on imported food New! 2020-11-25 07:33:03Chinese officials say the country is stepping up virus inspections on imported food packaging as cooler weather brings new waves of coronavirus infect

27 COVID deaths at Illinois vets nursing home New! 2020-11-25 07:30:18State officials have launched investigations into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans nursing home in Illinois that has infected nearly 200 residents

With hope high for vaccine, Britain prepares to New! 2020-11-25 06:58:37With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic

Scotland to make period products freely available to New! 2020-11-25 06:58:17Scottish lawmakers have unanimously passed legislation that will make period products freely available to anyone who needs them

EU says first virus vaccinations possible by Christmas New! 2020-11-25 04:59:56The EU's executive arm, has agreements with six potential vaccine suppliers.

Tokyo asks drinking places to close early to New! 2020-11-25 04:57:48Tokyo’s governor is asking bars and other places where alcohol is served to close earlier for three weeks to help prevent a resurgence of corona

The Latest: Russia sees record number of virus New! 2020-11-25 03:41:30Russian authorities have registered a record number of coronavirus deaths for a second straight day

NYT > Health

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know 2020-11-24 05:00:21AstraZeneca’s new clinical trial results are positive but confusing, leaving many experts wanting to see more data before passing final judgment

Holiday Gifts for Health and Wellness 2020-11-24 05:00:15Give someone the gift of healthy living this year with one of these gift ideas from the writers and editors of Well.

Giving Thanks for My Imperiled Nurse 2020-11-24 05:00:08One of the people I credit with extending my life as a cancer patient is now struggling with her own diagnosis of advanced lung cancer.

AstraZeneca and Oxford Say Vaccine Is Up to 2020-11-23 19:54:55In an early analysis, the drug maker zeroed in on a promising dosing plan for its vaccine.

Pat Quinn, Who Promoted A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge, 2020-11-23 17:28:47Mr. Quinn, who learned he had A.L.S. after turning 30, was credited with helping to make the ice-bucket videos a viral sensation that raised $220 mill

Small Gatherings Spread the Virus, but Are They 2020-11-23 16:25:19Yes, the coronavirus can be transmitted over cocktails and dinners. But these get-togethers may not account for the huge rise in cases.

No, a Negative Coronavirus Test Does Not Mean 2020-11-23 14:53:02A negative test is helpful, scientists and doctors say. But it doesn’t mean you should skip other measures, like quarantining, masking and dista

Bill Gates, Covid-19 and the Quest to Vaccinate 2020-11-23 14:03:53The billionaire is working with the W.H.O., drugmakers and nonprofits to defeat the coronavirus everywhere, including in the world’s poorest nat

Snapshots of Daily Life in a Remote Region 2020-11-23 13:45:33The Barroso is one of Portugal’s most isolated areas, known for its rough terrain, abiding agricultural traditions and stunning beauty.

Good Sleep Habits Tied to Lower Risk of 2020-11-23 12:11:58People who slept seven to eight hours a night, didn’t snore and weren’t excessively tired during the day were less likely to develop heart

Vegetarian or Vegan? Watch Your Bone Health 2020-11-23 12:09:04Those who ate a meat-free diet were at increased risk for bone fractures.

Premature Birth Tied to Increased Depression Risk 2020-11-23 11:54:28Girls born before 28 weeks of gestation were at three times the risk of those born full term.

Scientific American: Health

Scientists Failed to Use Common Sense Early in 2020-11-16 09:00:00The WHO’s initial advice not to wear masks in the fight to contain COVID sowed dangerous confusion -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vision and Breathing May Be the Secrets to 2020-11-16 06:45:00Stanford neurobiologist Andrew Huberman discusses the two things we can always control, even during a high-stress election and scary COVID pandemic --

Virtual Reality and the COVID Mental Health Crisis 2020-11-15 12:00:00Depression and anxiety have risen amid the pandemic; immersive therapeutics can help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup, November 7-November 13 2020-11-13 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dating During the Pandemic: Can You Trust an 2020-11-13 13:30:00Testing positive for COVID antibodies is not a pass to date freely -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why Polls Were Mostly Wrong 2020-11-13 08:30:00Princeton’s Sam Wang had to eat his words (and a cricket) in 2016. He talks about the impacts of the pandemic and QAnon on public-opinion tallie

For COVID Drugs, Months of Frantic Development Lead 2020-11-13 07:30:00There have been mixed results as researchers try to stop a disease they are still trying to understand -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Scientists and Health Experts Need to Be Advocates 2020-11-13 07:00:00Amid multiple crises, science and medicine cannot stand aloof from politics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Divide and Conquer Could Be Good COVID Strategy 2020-11-12 22:11:00COVID might be fought efficiently with fewer shutdowns by restricting activities only in a particular area with a population up to 200,000 when its ca

An Emerging Tool for COVID Times: The Portable 2020-11-12 15:00:00Bedside imaging holds vast potential as a diagnostic tool, especially during the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Pfizer's Early Results Bode Well for a COVID 2020-11-12 12:00:00The data are preliminary, however, and it is not yet clear whether the vaccine protects against severe disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cutting Diesel Exhaust Could Lessen COVID Spread in 2020-11-12 07:00:00Fewer particulates in the air would carry less virus to unsuspecting residents -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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COVID Cases Could Double by Biden's Inauguration: Study New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: COVID Cases Could Double by Biden's Inauguration: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 1

Junk Food, Booze Often Star in America's Hit New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Junk Food, Booze Often Star in America's Hit MoviesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00

Poll: 1 in 3 Parents Pick Holiday Gathering New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Poll: 1 in 3 Parents Pick Holiday Gathering Over COVID SafetyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2

Sitting Raises Women's Odds for Heart Failure New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Sitting Raises Women's Odds for Heart FailureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coronavirus Most Contagious Soon After Infection New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Coronavirus Most Contagious Soon After InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00:00

Common Weight-Loss Surgery Can Weaken a Teen's Bones New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Common Weight-Loss Surgery Can Weaken a Teen's BonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:0

Anxiety Might Speed Alzheimer's: Study New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Anxiety Might Speed Alzheimer's: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID Vaccine Might Spur Some Sickness New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: COVID Vaccine Might Spur Some SicknessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Women's Odds for Diabetes New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Mediterranean Diet Cuts Women's Odds for DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00:0

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Caused Coronavirus Cases in Minnesota New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Caused Coronavirus Cases in MinnesotaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/

Gut Immune Cells May Play Key Role in New! 2020-11-25 02:00:00Title: Gut Immune Cells May Play Key Role in MSCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Arthritis Drug Combo for COVID-19 Authorized by FDA 2020-11-24 02:00:00Title: Arthritis Drug Combo for COVID-19 Authorized by FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/23/2020 12:00:

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