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Have a good night’s sleep with New Zealand green kiwifruit

A study examining the effects of green kiwifruit on sleep quality and the sleep-wake cycle in healthy males has been awarded funding of $31,800 over 12 months by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) Ko Ngā...

$2.24 million boost for early career researchers

Seven early career researchers at Victoria University of Wellington have received a total of $2.24 million to pursue their research into issues ranging from health and wellbeing to climate change after receiving MBIE Science...

Helius announces exclusive move with DATAPHARM 

New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has announced an exclusive partnership with DATAPHARM focused on delivering leading prescriber education programmes and resources. New Zealand-owned DATAPHARM is well known for consulting to the healthcare and pharmaceutical...

MedCan critical as cannabis industry poised to enter local market

Academics, researchers, government officials, doctors, businesspeople, investors, entrepreneurs and innovators, growers, and patients cannot afford to miss October’s MedCan Summit 2021. It marks the sunrise industry’s true starting line, as local producers are taking positive steps...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Managing perfectionism

In the last opinion piece, we discussed the forgotten addiction of perfectionism. Ironically, the delay in writing this follow-up piece really ate at my perfectionist tendencies. Life and the cumulation of a year-long project...

Govt proposals to reduce nicotine most effective way to quit – research

New research has found Government proposals to help New Zealand become Smokefree by 2025 should focus on reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes and increase investment in stop smoking services for priority populations. The...

Kiwis celebrate World Vape Day, but more action required – AVCA

Kiwi ex-smokers and vaping advocates will celebrate World Vape Day on Sunday, 30 May – the first since New Zealand legislated and regulated vaping. However, much more effort is required to achieve Smokefree Aotearoa...

Become a smokefree role model on World Smokefree Day

World Smokefree Day on May 31 is the perfect opportunity to encourage and help those who want to quit smoking and support friends and whānau on their journey to quit. MidCentral DHB Medical Officer of...

No cause for alarm about graduate students’ mental health

Talk of a graduate student mental health crisis is abundant in academic and popular media, but a University of Otago study has found no evidence of one in New Zealand. The study, published today in...

AVCA calls smokefree supporters to review Govt proposal by 31 May

Ex-smokers saved by vaping need to offer some personal insights if Smokefree Aotearoa is to be achieved and before the Government takes some very counter-productive steps, says a leading tobacco harm reduction advocate. 

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Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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