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New Devices To Measure UV Exposure

New Devices To Measure UV Exposure

Wellington, April 8 NZPA - Too much sun can cause cancer while too little leads to vitamin D deficiency.

But now a new study aims to shed light on the relationship between UV exposure and vitamin levels.

New Devices Help You Assess Your Personal Sunshine Exposure

New Devices Help You Assess Your Personal Sunshine Exposure

In summer we get too much sun - and that can cause cancer. In winter we may not get enough - and that can lead to ailments associated with vitamin D deficiencies. Pioneering research seeks to discover the relationship between UV radiation received and levels of vitamin D.

UV Radiation Under The Microscope

UV Radiation Under The Microscope

The entire spectrum of Ultra Violet (UV) radiation, its affect on plants, people and the planet will be under the microscope at the 2010 UV Workshop being held in Queenstown 7 - 9 April.

Radiographers Continue Industrial Action At Waikato Hospitals

Medical radiation technologists, cardiology radiographers, sonographers and other similar roles will continue their industrial action this weekend which could impact on members of the public.

Radiographers Set For Industrial Action

Auckland, March 14 NZPA - Radiographers in Counties Manukau are set to take work-to-rule industrial action in support of a pay rise from tomorrow.

Ryall Gives DHBs Cancer Treatment Gee Up

Ryall Gives DHBs Cancer Treatment Gee Up

Wellington, Feb 26 NZPA - Health Minister Tony Ryall has put district health boards (DHBs) on notice over waiting times for cancer treatment, despite his ministry being reasonably happy with its performance figures.

Waikato Health Targets Improve, More To Do

Waikato Health Targets Improve, More To Do

Waikato District Health Board showed significant improvement in two of the six second quarter health target results released by the Ministry of Health today (Friday 26 February).

C&C DHB Response To The Release Of The Quarter 2 Health Target Results

C&C DHB Response To The Release Of The Quarter 2 Health Target Results

C&C DHB has worked hard to show improvements (or remaining at 100%) in all but one target this quarter, despite the national Health Targets being introduced only late last year.

Major Prostate Cancer Trial Launched By Auckland District Health Board

Major Prostate Cancer Trial Launched By Auckland District Health Board

A major New Zealand research initiative that will determine the best time for men with prostate cancer to receive radiation therapy after surgery to remove the prostate has been launched in New Zealand and Australia.

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