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Online Depression Therapy Service To Launch

Online Depression Therapy Service To Launch

Medtech led consortium wins mental health contract New Zealanders with moderate to mild depression will soon have free access, through their GPs, to a new online therapy service called "Beating the Blues".

Pioneer Japanese Heart Surgery Used On NZ Patients

Pioneer Japanese Heart Surgery Used On NZ Patients

Wellington, Sept 16 NZPA - Six patients who would normally need open heart surgery for chronically blocked arteries were operated on using methods pioneered by the Japanese to open up their arteries in Hamilton this week.

Maternal Deaths Worldwide Drop By Third

Maternal Deaths Worldwide Drop By Third

UN estimates reveal fewer women dying from pregnancy-related causes, but 1000 still die a day and more needs to be done to achieve set targets

Phl Medical Launches As A New Medical Distributor For The Healthcare Sector

A new medical consumable distributor has launched into a sector of the healthcare market which traditionally has had a limited number of players. PHL Medical is the medical division of Packaging House, which has formed the new operation in response to customer demand.

Nurse Awarded For Contribution To Maori Health

Nurse Awarded For Contribution To Maori Health

Wellington, Sept 15 NZPA - A 77-year-old former nurse's contribution to Maori health has been recognised by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO).

The Flawed Guru - Technology Part 1

The Flawed Guru - Technology Part 1

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Study Uncovers Possible Schizophrenia Trigger

Study Uncovers Possible Schizophrenia Trigger

A new study of the brain mechanisms behind schizophrenia has found the illness could be triggered by an infection during the early stages of pregnancy.

Whangaparoa Community Meet To Discuss New Zealand's Binge Drinking Culture

Whangaparoa Community Meet To Discuss New Zealand's Binge Drinking Culture

A public meeting is to be held tonight at the Whangaparoa College Auditorium to discuss how and why New Zealand's binge drinking culture needs to change.

Family Angry Over Hospital Treatment

Family Angry Over Hospital Treatment

Auckland, Sept 14 NZPA - The angry family of a 37-year-old man who had a fatal heart attack after appendix surgery wants answers from Auckland's North Shore Hospital.

The death of Brendon Parrish has been referred to the coroner.

Fourteen Fatty Acids Found Can Predict Pre-eclampsia

Fourteen Fatty Acids Found Can Predict Pre-eclampsia

Data collected from New Zealand women identify 14 new fatty acids that can predict a first-time pregnant woman's risk of developing pre-eclampsia.