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New Zealand Health Group announces Māori health scholarships

The New Zealand Health Group (NZHG) is proud to announce its sponsorship of three new undergraduate Māori health scholarships in 2021, in partnership with Whitireia New Zealand and its charitable trust for scholarships, the...

Red Cross appeals for Kiwis to help us get ready for disasters

We know emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. Our communities are often hit hard by the consequences – people are impacted, perhaps homes, schools or workplaces are damaged, access and transportation disrupted,...

Inaugural Chief Advisor Māori appointed to PHARMAC

A dedicated senior Māori leadership role has been created in PHARMAC demonstrating the strong commitment PHARMAC has to ensuring equitable health outcomes for Māori. “PHARMAC is committed to upholding the articles of te Tiriti o...

Innovative MRI technology created by university researchers

University researchers have developed new technology to make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines more comfortable, accessible, and affordable, in a collaboration between scientists and designers at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. “Current MRI technology...

Young men failing to launch: Is too much gaming creating vampires?

With the summer holidays on the horizon, Jody Hopkinson talks to Dion Howard about supporting young people whose gaming habits are negatively impacting on their own and their families’ lives.

Physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathy: what you might not know

Pelvic health physiotherapy We rarely talk about problems in your nether regions i.e. “poos, wees and sex” and that needs to change, says Tauranga-based pelvic floor physiotherapist Claire Baker. “We’ll talk about lower back pain...

Navigating New Zealand’s dental care

Unlike most other healthcare in New Zealand, dental care is not publicly funded, and the cost can deter people from getting treatment. While children and adolescents are entitled to free basic oral health services...

MitoQ: Making powerful magic for athletes

“I don’t get excited about supplements that easily but from my own experience, anecdotally, and subjectively I’m seeing MitoQ can make a difference,” he says.

The antioxidant that’s an athlete’s best friend

Sponsored article The antioxidant CoQ10 is an endurance athlete’s best friend. It’s made in the body by cell powerhouses (the mitochondria) as part of the energy production process and also helps to protect the body...

Recognising depression

These days it’s everywhere – the D word. Our social media feeds and news bulletins regularly discuss depression. Headlines shout out about another celebrity’s battle with depression. Every few weeks new research highlights concerning...

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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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