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Funding for innovative health research

Three Massey University researchers have been awarded a combined $450,000 to explore poverty and nutrition, tobacco dependence and performance measurement frameworks for health care.

200 years closer to a cure for Parkinson's

It’s been 200 years since English physician James Parkinson first described the condition named after him in An Essay on the Shaking Palsy.

Growing new teeth one of 11 ground-breaking projects announced

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed 11 ground-breaking projects that have won $1.65 million in explorer grants from the Health Research Council (HRC).

Update: Auckland typhoid outbreak

As at 10 April 2017, the number of cases of typhoid in Auckland remains unchanged for the fourth consecutive day.

Goodnight to nurse after 45 years at Waikato Hospital

A career in Women’s Health that’s spanned 45 years at Waikato hospital, Jeanette Pattenden has decided to put down her nursing uniform just a few weeks shy of her 79th birthday.

Orion Health announces new senior appointment

Orion Health has today announced the appointment of its new Executive Vice President for Global Sales, Marketing, and Strategy, Teri Thomas. While currently US-based, she will be moving to New Zealand to take up the role.

Interim Health Centre and pharmacy for Edgecumbe residents opening

Thanks to He Tohunga Ora Mo Rangitaiki Trust, Riverslea Medical Centre and Edgecumbe Pharmacy will be fully operating from this Monday 10th April.

Both services will be based in the Te Teko Health Centre Premises at no 8 Edgecumbe-Te Teko road, next to the school.

Hospital doctors sample smorgasbord of possible careers

More than 70 resident medical officers (RMOs) at Waikato Hospital gathered recently for the annual RMO Career Evening which gives them a chance to chat informally with representatives and invited senior clinicians from 30 different specialties.

Advice to Pacific communities over the weekend - ARPHS

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has assured members of Auckland’s Pacific community that the typhoid outbreak in Auckland is localised.

Studies confirms safety of life-saving treatment for premature babies

More New Zealand families could benefit from a life-saving treatment for premature babies as new evidence from a major New Zealand and Australian trial confirms its long-term safety.

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