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Lower Sunlight Exposure In Pregnancy Linked To Multiple Sclerosis Risk

A child's place of birth and their mother's exposure to sunlight during early pregnancy could play an important role in later life multiple sclerosis risk, according to a new Australian study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and The Australian National University.

Working Together To See Eligible Women Screened

Working Together To See Eligible Women Screened

BreastScreen Midland is finally able to invite ALL eligible Waikato women for their free two-yearly mammograms.

News From The Faculty Of Agriculture And Life Sciences, Lincoln University

Do ripening grapes need sunscreens?

The answer to this question and others about the effects of UV radiation on grapes and vines are the subject of on-going study by scientists from the Centre for Viticulture and Oenology at Lincoln University.

150,000 South Island Members Now Able To Choose Private Radiation Therapy

150,000 South Island Members Now Able To Choose Private Radiation Therapy

Southern Cross health insurance now provides members with the choice to access private radiotherapy treatment in the South Island, after the organisation negotiated an 'Affiliated Provider' agreement with the new St Georges Cancer Care Centre in Christchurch.

Local Sunbed Business Urges Green MP To See The Light

Green MP Sue Kedgley, a long-standing opponent of the sunbed industry, made a statement yesterday calling again for regulation of New Zealand sunbed operators.

NZ To Support Canadian-Led Non-Proliferation Efforts

NZ To Support Canadian-Led Non-Proliferation Efforts

New Zealand is to contribute $685,000 to a Canadian-led project under the G8 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Greens: Regulate Sunbeds Now

Green MP Sue Kedgley is calling on the government to take immediate action to regulate the sunbed industry following a study by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) that discredits industry claims about sunbeds being healthy.

Risks Outweigh Rewards In Sunbed Use

Risks Outweigh Rewards In Sunbed Use

Wellington, April 13 NZPA - The risks of using sunbeds far outweigh the rewards, according to new research.

Sun Bed Research Shows Limited Reward For The Risk Of UV Radiation Exposure

Sun Bed Research Shows Limited Reward For The Risk Of UV Radiation Exposure

New research by NIWA into the risks and health benefits of UV radiation has given scientists a better understanding of the health risks and possible benefits of sun beds.

Sunbed Industry Overlooked At NIWA UV Workshop

Sunbed Industry Overlooked At NIWA UV Workshop

Indoor tanning/ sunbed business Get Brown Tanning hopes that a UV Workshop concluding today in Queenstown will give the New Zealand public a better understanding of ultraviolet light and its role in human health.

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