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Australia's 'backward' position on vaping to be explored at webinar - CAPHRA

Thursday, 24 September, 2020 - 11:52

Vapers are being encouraged to attend an online conference on Saturday, 26 September. Dubbed Voices4Vape, the virtual event will shed light on vaping and other alternatives to combustible cigarettes.

Smokers increasingly using e-cigarettes to quit - survey

Friday, 18 September, 2020 - 08:28

People who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking, a study by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, has found.

Webinar for Kiwi vapers attracts world-leading experts - CAPHRA

Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 - 10:59

New Zealand’s 200,000 vapers are being encouraged to attend an online conference on Saturday, 26 September.

Only 1.5 percent of people identify stroke as a major cause of death - survey

Thursday, 3 September, 2020 - 00:30

A random sample of 400 adults participated in the national telephone survey.

When asked to identify the most common cause of death, participants named heart disease (37 percent) and cancer (33 percent). Only 1.5 percent of those surveyed named stroke as a common cause of death.

Get your lungs fighting fit, become a Better Breathing Hero - ARFNZ

Tuesday, 1 September, 2020 - 10:06

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation’s (ARFNZ) annual Breathe Better September campaign is off to a flying start with more than 50 teams and individuals having already signed up to complete a ‘Better Breathing Challenge’ this month.

Current stroke screening has no significant effect on incidence or mortality - AUT

Tuesday, 25 August, 2020 - 09:32

THE WORLD STROKE ORGANISATION (WSO) AND WORLD HEART FEDERATION (WHF) HAVE DECLARED THAT CURRENT SCREENING OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD) RISK FACTORS HAS NO SIGNIFICANT EFFECT ON THE INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY OF STROKE AND ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE.

'Maori and Pacific asthma patients to benefit from ground-breaking Kiwi research'

Friday, 21 August, 2020 - 05:00

New analysis from a ‘landmark’ New Zealand study which has radically changed the way doctors treat asthma worldwide shows a simpified inhaler treatment dramatically reduces severe asthma attacks among Māori and Pacific patients with mild asthma.

Smoke a risk in Palmerston North - ARFNZ

Tuesday, 18 August, 2020 - 14:36

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is urging anyone with a respiratory condition living in Palmerston North to be aware of the active fire currently burning on Keith Street.

Panicked smokers concerned about cessation efforts - Shosha

Thursday, 13 August, 2020 - 12:48

Smokers may be at risk of having their efforts to quit smoking derailed as new Government legislation conflicts with current COVID-19 restrictions.

A regulated market for vape products

Thursday, 6 August, 2020 - 21:10

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulate the Associate Minister for Health Hon. Jenny Salesa on the successful passage of the long-awaited Vaping Bill last night. Many community leaders contributed to the process with over 1200 submissions and engagement from Māori and Pacific communities throughout.