Pharmacist ingenuity used to get through storm

Pharmacist ingenuity used to get through storm
Friday 11 July 2014, 12:02PM

Northland pharmacists have resorted to ingenuity to treat their patients, due to the storm which has been pounding the northern part of the country for much of this week

Pharmacist seizes moment of Ryall's visit to pitch ideas

Friday 11 July 2014, 11:05AMPharmacist seizes moment of Ryall's visit to pitch ideas
When health minister Tony Ryall came to visit his pharmacy, Krishneal Rambisheswar took the opportunity to pitch some suggestions

Lower prescription copayments, NZ First says

Friday 11 July 2014, 9:24AMLower prescription copayments, NZ First says
As part of Pharmacy Today’s pre-election coverage, New Zealand First health spokesperson Barbara Stewart says her party would lower prescription copayments, review Pharmac's operations and ensure health is no longer seen as a balance sheet item

More than 100 measles cases in Waikato

Thursday 10 July 2014, 4:26PMMore than 100 measles cases in Waikato
The number of measles cases in the Waikato has reached three figures, with Waikato DHB confirming 101 cases yesterday (9 July)

Pharma companies reporting more reactions in Australia

Thursday 10 July 2014, 11:04AMPharma companies reporting more reactions in Australia
Pharmaceutical companies are reporting an increasing number of adverse reactions in Australia, where reporting is compulsory
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Solo kayaker’s journey across Tasman world first for asth

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Interpreting good health

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Students develop a personal robot to improve quality of life

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University supports Hamilton Science Excellence Awards

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Fear better than facts for urging sunscreen use

Friday 11 July 2014, 9:47AMFear better than facts for urging sunscreen use
New research from the University at Buffalo in New York shows that fear, rather than facts, is the best way to encourage people to use sunscreen

New Zealand firm launches ­pharmacy-only acne cream

Tuesday 01 July 2014, 12:01PMNew Zealand firm launches ­pharmacy-only acne cream
A Hamilton-based biotechnology firm has launched a new acne skincare range for sensitive skin exclusively in pharmacies

Sleep has important role in immunity

Tuesday 01 July 2014, 11:58AMSleep has important role in immunity
According to an old wives’ tale, not getting enough sleep can lead to more colds and flu because the immunity is lowered

Mild winter puts chill on cough and cold sales

Tuesday 01 July 2014, 11:44AMMild winter puts chill on cough and cold sales
With another mild winter on the cards, pharmacists could be in for a repeat of last year’s slow cough and cold season

Trilogy’s product good for top to toe

Friday 27 June 2014, 3:01PMTrilogy’s product good for top to toe
Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil is good for the body from top to toe, according to its makers
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Warren Flaunty's tornado chase 2014

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Waste not, want not: bioactive dressing from wine waste

Tuesday 03 June 2014, 3:15PMWaste not, want not: bioactive dressing from wine waste
Lecturer Greg Walker and final-year student Avis Kao are investigating development of a textile dressing that releases wine-waste bioactives to prevent bacterial growth

Honours: a chance to ‘shine and extend’

Tuesday 03 June 2014, 2:22PMHonours: a chance to ‘shine and extend’
The Honours programme is being reintroduced at the University of Otago’s School of Pharmacy with current third-year students able to apply for entry to the programme beginning next year

School gives back to the community

Tuesday 03 June 2014, 11:48AMSchool gives back to the community
Plans are underway for students and staff to begin running a health literacy clinic in various Dunedin communities later this year

Curriculum review on track at Auckland school

Friday 23 May 2014, 2:33PMCurriculum review on track at Auckland school
The University of Auckland School of Pharmacy is on track with its curriculum review and expects to be ready to consult with stakeholders on its initial model early this month (May)

Rural placement plants a seed

Monday 05 May 2014, 2:45PMRural placement plants a seed
Now in the last year of his pharmacy undergraduate degree, Ricky Ling has had a change of heart
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