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Infant in Hawke’s Bay Hospital with measles 2019-12-12 02:55:12An infant is in isolation, in a stable condition, at Hawke’s Bay Hospital with measles - taking the total to 18 confirmed cases in the region th

Clutha Council temporarily suspends fluoridation of water supplies 2019-12-12 00:44:42Council has temporarily suspended fluoridation of water supplies in Balclutha, Kaitangata, Milton and Tapanui for technical reasons.

Hearing the stories of mesh survivors - College 2019-12-12 00:43:35The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) acknowledges the pain and suffering of New Zealand women wh

Surgical Mesh Restorative Justice Report finally released - 2019-12-12 00:42:28"Someone is lying. And no one is taking responsibility" "We have been treated like guinea pigs." The Ministry Of Health (MOH) has just published a

Health warning issued for three Waikato lakes - 2019-12-11 21:35:51A new health warning has been issued today for Lake Ngaroto, due to a rise in cyanobacteria levels. Lakes’ Kainui and Waikare also continue to h

Infant in Hawke's Bay Hospital with measles - 2019-12-11 21:23:22An infant is in isolation, in a stable condition, at Hawke’s Bay Hospital with measles - taking the total to 18 confirmed cases in the region th

Make sure your whanau’s measles vaccinations are up 2019-12-11 20:03:08With the Christmas and New Year holidays fast approaching, you may have an overseas trip planned and be counting down to the day you jet off to an exo

Global advisor mental health study - Ipsos NZ 2019-12-11 18:49:54Just 20% of New Zealanders believe mental and physical health are treated equally in the healthcare system according to an Ipsos Global Advisor Study.

Wakefield Fellowship brings hope to sufferers of stroke 2019-12-11 18:16:43New developments in rehabilitation research from the University of Canterbury (UC)’s Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research has been made

MidCentral DHB and Wright Family Foundation announce partnership 2019-12-11 18:02:40MidCentral District Health Board has announced an innovative, exciting opportunity for birthing women in the region. MidCentral DHB and Wright Family

EBE doctors rebut Defence of Meat article 2019-12-11 17:34:40Four New Zealand medical doctors have issued a strongly worded rebuttal of a republished article displayed on Stuff yesterday afternoon and titled 'I

Potential new cancer treatment a step closer - 2019-12-11 17:31:53QIMR Berghofer researchers have discovered a potential new cancer immunotherapy target that involves switching off a regulatory cell to stop tumours g

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NZDA statement on National Party document Oral Health 2019-12-11 17:36:00We welcome the Opposition’s focus on child dental health. The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) has long highlighted the 120,000 children ov

Treat drugs as a health issue, says justice 2019-12-11 17:28:00The recommendations in Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora – the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory Group’s report Turuki! Turuki! Moving To

EBE doctors strongly rebut Defence of Meat article 2019-12-11 17:04:00Four New Zealand medical doctors have issued a strongly worded rebuttal of a republished article displayed on Stuff yesterday afternoon and titled 'I

Health impacts of cannabis – benefits, harms & 2019-12-11 15:15:00A new report by Royal Society Te Apārangi summarises what is known about the potential risks and benefits to health from the use of recreational

Forget everything you’ve been taught about dieting 2019-12-11 14:48:00Leading Harvard Medical School expert and “Obesity Warrior” Dr. David Ludwig rewrites the rules on weight loss, diet, and health.

Inequity of mental health service quality inequity of 2019-12-10 22:34:00Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan today released an update to his 2018 monitoring and advocacy report on New Zealand’s mental health and ad

NZDA statement on Dental Protection NZ member survey 2019-12-10 22:14:00The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) acknowledges the serious and currently real risks burnout pose to the dental profession. A third of survey r

Urgent plan to mitigate the impact of neurological 2019-12-10 14:16:00POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS, PUBLISHED BY THE LANCET NEUROLOGY , AIM TO BRIDGE THE DISPROPORTIONATE GAP BETWEEN THE INCREASING GLOBAL BURDEN OF NEUROLOGICA

Incident management by disability support service 2019-12-08 22:14:00Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a disability support service in breach of the Code of Health and D

Updated Statement on informed consent 2019-12-08 17:00:00Informed consent is a very important aspect of care. This statement sets out the standards of good medical practice when discussing options for treatm

Electives only half the story 2019-12-07 21:15:00A drop in elective procedures is a symptom of a public health system overwhelmed by acute patients surging into hospitals requiring immediate and ofte

Safe Sleep Day aims to reduce SUDI rates 2019-12-05 19:53:00Safe Sleep Day aims to reduce SUDI rates Today is National Safe Sleep Day - Te Rā Mokopuna Ora, a day aimed at raising awareness about Sudden Une

ABC News: Health

Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study 2019-12-10 08:58:12New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain func

Report: black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers 2019-12-10 08:54:24A report from a national watchdog group says a cut to the tax that coal companies pay to fund a trust for sick miners will cost taxpayers billions of

White House backs emerging deal on consumer health 2019-12-10 05:00:18The White House is endorsing an emerging bipartisan agreement on a bill aimed at curbing consumer health care costs

Correction: Opioids-Sacklers-Tufts story 2019-12-09 20:12:29In a story December 5, 2019, about Tufts University's decision to cut ties with the Sackler family, The Associated Press, relying on information prov

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place 2019-12-09 12:47:10The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable 2019-12-09 07:51:32A group of West Virginians have gone to Canada to find affordable insulin

Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 2019-12-09 01:50:39Malaysia has begun a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first

Bosnian capital of Sarajevo hit by dangerous air 2019-12-08 12:35:24Officials cancel all outdoor public events and warn citizens to remain indoors.

Officials list pot vape brands reported in US 2019-12-06 17:41:32Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands that are most commonly linke

Senators urge Medicare to allow seniors a drug 2019-12-06 17:31:17Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they believe they received inacc

US flu season arrives early, driven by an 2019-12-06 12:35:46The winter flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years

Flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in 2019-12-05 23:26:44Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County

NYT > Health

A Research Nonprofit Shutters TB Vaccine Effort and 2019-12-13 20:27:43A financially troubled Seattle research institute cut back programs, leaving researchers to find new homes for work on infectious diseases like tuberc

To Prevent Deadly Infections, F.D.A. Approves the First 2019-12-13 18:13:09Reusable duodenoscopes infected patients in a series of notorious outbreaks. Now there’s a disposable model to be used just once.

Frail Older Patients Struggle After Even Minor Operations 2019-12-13 14:42:59These patients are not aware of the true risks, and surgeons aren’t telling them, new research suggests.

New Zealand Seeks Human Skin to Treat Volcano 2019-12-13 10:57:40The country’s need highlights a little-known type of organ donation.

My Brother, the Traveler 2019-12-13 05:00:06We’d both begun our travels in the same womb, but we did not meet until we were full-grown people.

Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to 2019-12-13 00:51:02A new report from the inspector general’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to

House Votes to Give the Government the Power 2019-12-12 19:37:03The high-profile measure would curb the price of prescription drugs and extend more benefits to Medicare beneficiaries.

South Carolina Is the 10th State to Impose 2019-12-12 19:36:20Courts have blocked other states from putting in place their work rules for recipients.

Edna Smith Primus, Lawyer in Pivotal Rights Case, 2019-12-12 19:26:21She successfully challenged a professional reprimand and in the process helped redefine free speech rights for lawyers and advocacy groups.

You Could Die Today. Here’s How to Reduce 2019-12-12 17:30:04No one lives forever, but you can do things to extend your life for as long as possible. Let’s walk through a typical day and see where your ri

The Case of a Man With Two Sets 2019-12-12 17:13:54A crime lab studied a patient’s response to a bone marrow transplant. Readers requested more information about the perplexing findings.

Senate Confirms Stephen Hahn to Head F.D.A. 2019-12-12 14:26:23The Food and Drug Administration has been without a permanent commissioner since April, when Dr. Scott Gottlieb resigned.

Scientific American: Health

Police Killings of Unarmed Black Americans May Affect 2019-12-04 16:00:00Maternal stress arising from perceived racial discrimination could cause premature births and lower birth weights -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

The Missing Link in Fighting Antibiotic Resistance 2019-12-04 12:00:00Rapid diagnostics can flag outbreaks of “superbugs” before they spread -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Trump Administration Program Will Provide HIV Prevention Drug 2019-12-04 11:45:00The “Ready, Set, PrEP” program will provide donated drugs that could protect up to 200,000 people a year for 11 years -- Read more on Scie

Ebola-Response Workers Killed in Attacks Force Withdrawal From 2019-12-02 11:30:00Four health care workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were killed in two attacks last week, and six others were injured -- Read more on Sci

HIV-Positive Babies Fare Better When Treatment Starts at 2019-11-27 14:00:00Although not practical in many areas, the approach reveals clues to how the immune system battles the infection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How a Billionaire Couple Greased the Skids for 2019-11-27 10:00:00Former Enron employee John Arnold and his wife Laura have financed much of the Democrats’ efforts to cut prescription drug costs -- Read more on

Could Lab Work Be Affecting My Fertility? 2019-11-27 07:00:00I never considered that possibility before—but I am now -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Breeding a Nonallergenic Peanut 2019-11-25 12:00:00We can foresee a day when fear of exposure to peanuts and other allergens is no more -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Health Concerns Mount as More Old Sewer Pipes 2019-11-25 06:45:00Residents near renovation sites claim noxious emissions from pipe inserts are making them sick -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ick Factor Is High Hurdle for Recycled Drinking 2019-11-24 20:13:00Recycled wastewater can be cleaner than bottled water, but people still avoid drinking it because of their disgust over its past condition. -- Read

The War on Childhood Obesity Needs a War 2019-11-22 12:00:00We need to communicate to kids that their health, not a number on the scale, is what’s important -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Air Pollution: An Unclear and Present Danger 2019-11-21 18:30:00Journalist and author Beth Gardiner talks about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution. And CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna t

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A New Approach to Stop High-Risk Drunk Drivers 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: A New Approach to Stop High-Risk Drunk DriversCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: New Study Shakes Up Thinking on Hormone Replacement TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/201

Breast Cancer Drug Shows Long-Lasting Prevention Power 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Breast Cancer Drug Shows Long-Lasting Prevention PowerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:

AHA News: Could Fish Oil Fight Inflammation? 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Could Fish Oil Fight Inflammation?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sleepy Nurses Could Put Patients at Risk 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Sleepy Nurses Could Put Patients at RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

As Cases of Vaping-Linked Illness Rise, CDC Points 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: As Cases of Vaping-Linked Illness Rise, CDC Points to Certain Brands as CulpritsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editor

Facebook Asked to Remove 'Factually Inaccurate' Ads About 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Facebook Asked to Remove 'Factually Inaccurate' Ads About HIV Prevention DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editori

Health Tip: Remedies for Constipation 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Remedies for ConstipationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Secondhand Smoke Starts Kids on Path to Heart 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Secondhand Smoke Starts Kids on Path to Heart Disease: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/20

Changing Timing, Frequency of Meals May Help With 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Changing Timing, Frequency of Meals May Help With DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019

Special Handling Needed for Seniors in Cardiac ICU 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Special Handling Needed for Seniors in Cardiac ICUCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:0

Magic Mushroom Ingredient Could Treat Depression 2019-12-14 02:00:00Title: Magic Mushroom Ingredient Could Treat DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2019 12:00:00

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