Notable Hamilton pharmacist dies

Notable Hamilton pharmacist dies
Thursday 18 September 2014, 10:47AM

The Hamilton pharmacy community is mourning the loss of a “special icon”, Neville Kane, who has died aged 73

New Zealand measles outbreak over

Thursday 18 September 2014, 10:06AMNew Zealand measles outbreak over
The measles outbreak affecting the northern North Island is officially over

Sweet success as HoneyLab partners with Mayo Clinic

Wednesday 17 September 2014, 11:43AMSweet success as HoneyLab partners with Mayo Clinic
New Zealand-based pharmaceutical honey company HoneyLab is increasing its credibility by partnering with US-based Mayo Clinic

New Zealand-made medical app wins award

Tuesday 16 September 2014, 4:46PMNew Zealand-made medical app wins award
New Zealand’s first medical app, the Auckland Eye Manual, has won the top non-clinical prize at the biennial Leaders in Quality Awards

Arthritis Appeal to commence next week

Tuesday 16 September 2014, 3:08PMArthritis Appeal to commence next week
Community pharmacies are encouraged to decorate their shops orange for Arthritis Appeal from September 23 to 29

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Bay residents to get cancer care closer to home

Minister of Health Tony RyallThursday 18 September 2014, 10:09AM

Renters need assistance to improve poor housing conditions

The University of Otago Thursday 18 September 2014, 9:05AM

Waikato measles outbreak declared over

Waitemata DHB Thursday 18 September 2014, 8:47AM

Measles outbreak over

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew Thursday 18 September 2014, 8:40AM

Formulary Users Hits 1 Million Mark

Associate Minister of Health Peter Dunne Wednesday 17 September 2014, 3:27PM

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Iron deficiency discovered in Kiwi newborns

Friday 12 September 2014, 1:28PMIron deficiency discovered in Kiwi newborns
Pregnant women who drink a lot of milk are being urged to take iron supplements to protect their babies from iron deficiency

Blackmores symposium busts myths about natural products

Monday 01 September 2014, 2:08PMBlackmores symposium busts myths about natural products
With the ever-growing popularity of supplements, it is important for pharmacists and pharmacy staff to know about the safety and effectiveness of natural treatments

Steroid nasal sprays a boon for hay fever

Monday 01 September 2014, 2:04PMSteroid nasal sprays a boon for hay fever
Hay fever can be an annoying condition for many people, so it is important customers get on top of it before symptoms they are bogged down by symptoms

Link between allergy and asthma clear

Monday 01 September 2014, 1:58PMLink between allergy and asthma clear
There is a clear connection between allergy and asthma, and many patients have both hay fever and asthma, an allergy specialist says

Bio-Oil makers bring oil back to skincare

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While New Zealand Fashion Week was pumping across the road at the Viaduct Events Centre, beauty journalists were being given a science lesson by the makers of Bio-Oil at the ASB Cube this week (26 August)

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