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Singers Have Brainwave To Improve Speech

Singers Have Brainwave To Improve Speech

What makes The Brainwave Singers different? The Brainwave Singers have neurological conditions and sing to improve their speech and voice.

Healthy Diet, Healthy Baby

Healthy Diet, Healthy Baby

Wellington, Oct 6 NZPA - A pre-pregnancy diet rich in green leafy vegetables and fresh fruit could reduce the risk of a baby being born underweight and undernourished by up to 50 percent, a new study shows.

Disability Care Sector Desperately Needs More Government Funding

Disability Care Sector Desperately Needs More Government Funding

The Public Service Association (PSA) says it's time the government increased its funding of the disability care sector.

The call comes after two subsidiaries of IHC were placed into statutory management.

1000 Pregnant Women Needed For Massey Sleep Research

1000 Pregnant Women Needed For Massey Sleep Research

Wellington, Oct 5 NZPA - A Massey University research team needs 1000 pregnant women to take part in a sleep study.

The study, called E Moe, Mama, will track the women's sleep patterns and examine how patterns change during and after pregnancy.

Kiwifruit Can Help Lift Iron Absorption: Study

Kiwifruit Can Help Lift Iron Absorption: Study

Wellington, Oct 5 NZPA - Gold kiwifruit can help boost a diner's iron levels, according to new research by Massey University.

More Hutt Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Hutt Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Hutt Valley patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More BOP Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More BOP Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Bay of Plenty patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More Cap Coast Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Capital and Coast District Health Board patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More Lakes Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

"More Lakes patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

Doctor Suspended For Professional Misconduct

Doctor Suspended For Professional Misconduct

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (HPDT) yesterday suspended Auckland doctor Ratilal Ranchhod for two years for professional misconduct relating to conducting medicals when he was not allowed to.