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Study validates programme for healthy sleep for pre-schoolers - Auckland University

Friday, 18 September, 2020 - 13:25

It’s a simple problem that drives some parents crazy: How do I get my pre-schooler to sleep? Now an innovative study by University of Auckland research fellow Samantha Marsh is pointing to some easy tips that seem to work.

'TSB Good Stuff puts $250,000 behind 9 brilliant ideas to benefit NZ communities'

Friday, 11 September, 2020 - 05:00

TSB has awarded nine grants totalling $250,000 to New Zealanders with great ideas to do good in our communities.

TSB Good Stuff provides kickstarter funds of up to $30,000 to New Zealanders with a great idea that will solve problems and create benefits for our country.

'New study offers answer to dramatically reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes'

Tuesday, 8 September, 2020 - 15:27

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world, a major cause of severe health issues, including Type 2 diabetes.

Harsh reality brought to light by Unicef report - Alfred Ngaro

Saturday, 5 September, 2020 - 09:47

The Unicef report which reflected the poor rates of child wellbeing in New Zealand, represents the lack of support this Government has provided for children, National’s Children spokesperson Alfred Ngaro says.

High fructose diet in pregnancy impacts metabolism of offspring, Otago study finds

Tuesday, 18 August, 2020 - 09:41

An increased level of fructose intake during pregnancy can cause significant changes in maternal metabolic function and milk composition and alter the metabolism of their offspring, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, have found.

'Christchurch researchers secure lion's share of almost $1mil in funding'

Thursday, 6 August, 2020 - 06:00

Researchers developing a faster and less painful way of diagnosing Legionnaires’ disease are among the recipients of almost $1million in Canterbury Medical Research Foundation (CMRF) grants.

Southern Cross research puts NZ's health and wellbeing under the microscope

Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 06:07

Mental health, cost of living, suicide rates and violence are among the biggest issues keeping Kiwis awake at night, a national health and wellbeing study has found.

Health groups call for urgent action on prevention

Sunday, 26 July, 2020 - 23:55

Tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy food cause about one-third of the annual loss of healthy life-years, yet less than 0.5 percent of the health budget is spent on preventing this damage.

Food taxes and fruit and vege subsidies would bring major health gains - Study

Wednesday, 1 July, 2020 - 10:48

A consumer tax on the saturated fat, salt and sugar content of food, accompanied by a 20 per cent subsidy on fruit and vegetables, would bring major benefits for the health sector, researchers from Otago, Auckland and Melbourne Universities say.

Study reveals plant compound beats sugar cravings - Massey Uni

Thursday, 25 June, 2020 - 12:16

Gymnema Sylvestre flowers, by FarEnd 2018 , licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International .