A number of social factors make the emergence of viruses such as the new coronavirus more likely to recur a Massey specialist in the spread of infectious diseases says.
The final steps in the journey to a new Critical Care at Waikato Hospital were made today (Wednesday 15 May), as staff moved four Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients from level three of Menzies Building into the new ICU in Meade Clinical Centre.
Health Minister Tony Ryall has congratulated Healthline on its milestone today of taking its three millionth call.
Anger against the "deafness" and "conflict of interest" of GE food regulators has prompted actions in cities around New Zealand and 276 cities around the World to highlight the dangers that the GE plants pose to all sectors of the population.
At least one-third of New Zealander’s health is impacted by allergies and one in ten babies born in New Zealand today will develop a significant allergy related health issue.
Formal research shows that allergy rates, including food allergy, continue to increase.
HRV is pointing the finger at allergies this Allergy Awareness Week - 13th to 19th May - partnering with Allergy New Zealand to help raise awareness for those who live with allergies.
The Human Rights Commission is encouraging the public to support New Zealand Sign Language week, 13-19 May. Established by Deaf Aotearoa to promote NZSL and raise awareness about the Deaf community, the week is now in its seventh year.
Hamilton Mayor Hardaker today is supporting the police’s campaign to stop the sale of synthetic cannabis in Hamilton dairies.
Research by Victoria University PhD education graduand Larah van der Meer highlights the importance of understanding the communication preferences of children with developmental disabilities such as autism.
Asthma Awareness Week, on 20-26 May, aims to raise awareness of the high number of children, particularly Maori children, who are affected by and end up in hospital with asthma.
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