Less weight can mean more muscle – Professor

New research shows training with less weight, but with lower oxygen, can be as effective as heavy lifting at the...

Auckland schools cook for cancer

A group of Auckland high schools have teamed up with a top cookery school to raise money for Kiwi kids...

Exercise for your body and mind

With the upcoming World Mental Health day on 10th October raising the profile of mental health, it’s worth reflecting on...

Waitaki Council to provide funding support for hospital

Faced with funding challenges in an already tight funding environment and a number of equipment issues that had to be...

Third measles cases in MDHB

On Friday 13 September a person with measles was identified within the MidCentral District, bringing the total number of confirmed...

Supporting mental health of Pacific climate change migrants

New Zealand could become a potential relocation destination for many Pacific peoples displaced from their homelands by rising sea levels...

Queenstown measles update 19 September

Two more measles case were confirmed in Queenstown over the past 48 hours taking the total number of cases to...

RSE worker confirmed with measles in Hawke’s Bay – HBDHB

A Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) worker has been confirmed with measles in Hawke’s Bay - the first confirmed seasonal worker...

Hospital initiative gives family place in care team – MidCentral DHB

A new initiative that encourages patients’ whÄnau and friends to assist in their hospital care is thriving at MidCentral DHB,...

Private health inferior and expensive – ASMS

Private health systems are more expensive and less efficient, and have poorer patient outcomes, says Professor Martin McKee, keynote speaker...

Measles case on Auckland to New Plymouth flight

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is aware of a person who flew from Auckland to New Plymouth last Sunday...

24-hour strike at IDEA services after mediation fails – E Tu union

A 24-hour strike by E tū care and support workers employed by IDEA Services will go ahead on Sunday after...

National hip fracture report finds hospital treatment improving

New Zealand’s annual hip fracture report shows significant national improvement in hospital pain management and early rehabilitation for people being...

Two new measles cases confirmed in Hawke’s Bay

Two new measles cases have been confirmed in Hawke’s Bay today- a Hastings male in his 30’s and a toddler...

Raukura Hauora O Tainui whanau hold free measles vaccine drop-in clinics

FREE drop-in clinics are being held by Raukura Hauora O Tainui for measles vaccine. Where and when: Te Rengarenga, 3/41 Whatawhata Road,...

Otago study reports on benefits and safety of FODMAP diet in children

The low FODMAP diet, a diet low in carbohydrates that trigger digestive symptoms like bloating and stomach pain, is a...

New Waikato health service breaks new grounds

A groundbreaking new holistic health care initiative in Hamilton is causing ripples nationwide and beyond, with its unique and innovative...

New breast cancer app teaches hands what to look for – NZBCF

This October, innovative technology has put Kiwi women’s breast health in their own hands - literally. Pre Check, an innovative app...

Christchurch Hospital Hagley events postponed

The Ministry of Health and Canterbury DHB have postponed this week’s blessing, staff and public open days for Christchurch Hospital...

Southern DHB contingency planning for further strike action

Southern DHB’s Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) who are members of the APEX union will be striking again next week and...

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