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Genetic trigger for type-1 diabetes may act in the lung, Liggins study shows

A major genetic trigger for type-1 diabetes may act in the lung, according to researchers at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland

Limiting the impact on Kiwis as API leaves the NZ market - Pharmac

Pharmac is working hard to limit the impact on over 1 million Kiwis who currently take funded API Consumer Brands (API) medicines, following their announcement that they are leaving the New Zealand market.

New rehabilitation intervention helps people take charge of their lives after stroke

Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ) studies show that self-rehabilitation after stroke makes all the difference to positive recovery outcomes. This New Zealand-led research could help hundreds more people become independent after stroke.

15 community cases of COVID-19; two border cases in managed isolation

Cases

Number of new community cases 15

Number of new cases identified at the border Two

Location of new cases Auckland

Location of community cases (total) Auckland 953 (382 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (12 of whom have recovered)

Shine launches billboard campaign to prevent domestic abuse

Domestic violence service provider Shine has launched a new billboard campaign with LUMO in response to an escalation of domestic violence and abuse during lockdown.

NZNO satisfied with Auckland DHB visitation policy decision

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is satisfied now that Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) has agreed to restrict visitation to compassionate grounds only - when it moves Auckland Hospital from Code Yellow to Code Orange at 7am tomorrow.

ANZ Hip Fracture Registry Annual Report released today - ANZHFR

The Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZFHR) has today released its 2021 report, with new information provided on the recovery process after a hip fracture.

Mayor Goff 'urges Aucklanders to stay the course against COVID-19'

Mayor Phil Goff is urging Aucklanders to stay the course and stamp out COVID-19 by continuing to follow the Alert Level 4 rules and by getting vaccinated as soon as possible.

No bookings required at Central Energy Trust clinic - MidCentral DHB

No bookings required at Central Energy Trust vaccination clinic on Tuesday, 14 September

The Central Energy Trust vaccination clinic is open for walk-ins on Tuesday, 14 September, to anyone aged 12 years and over - no appointments are required.

Ageing Well releases new book chronicling research and impact

After more than half a decade in operation, Ageing Well National Science Challenge has gathered a lot of knowledge in the area of ageing in Aotearoa New Zealand.