A New Zealand immunisation expert has been invited to join the World Health Organisation’s strategic advisory group on immunisation.
My four year old recently harassed me for 45 minutes explaining the importance of loom bands and then followed me around the shop with a box of the colourful bands in hope of me giving up and purchasing a set.
Current concepts regarding food safety and security may be inadequate for fully addressing what is an increasingly complex issue. That’s according to Lincoln University Senior Lecturer in Food Microbiology, Dr Malik Hussain.
A complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority against Osmosis Skincare has been upheld, regarding advertisements on their website for their "UV Protection" product, made of "Harmonized Water".
The claim that water fluoridation reduces tooth decay by 40%, as repeated by Dr. De Wet yesterday (link below) is not supported by weight of evidence, according to a group of dentists who are taking a thorough and critical look at the research and data.
Health Minister Tony Ryall has today announced specialist nurses will now be trained to perform colonoscopies, a diagnostic test which can identify whether a person has bowel cancer and can find and remove pre-cancerous growths.
All New Zealand residents and healthcare professionals can today access the Cxbladder cancer detection technology developed by Dunedin-based Pacific Edge with the ‘go live’ of an e-commerce platform. http://www.cxbladder.com/order-form
For Erin Simpson and her family, being hospitalised with asthma at the age of eight highlighted how serious asthma can be. "I remember thinking that you can die from asthma," Erin says.
Women all over New Zealand will join forces in celebration of breastfeeding, taking part in The Big Latch On, the 1st and 2nd of August.
Two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C, even those most difficult to treat, according to the results of two studies published in The Lancet.
Join Voxy on Google+.