With 62,000 New Zealanders living and working rurally, their communities are the backbone of the economy, but they are poorly supported healthwise.
Rural New Zealanders’ lives are at risk every day because of poor cellphone and internet connectivity and inequitable health services.
Last month marked the one year anniversary since the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 was enacted.
GP shortages in rural areas are a huge, escalating problem and bold solutions are needed, says Dr Nigel Murray, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) chief executive.
NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business, is aiming for a heavyweight title in the $10 billion sports nutrition market.
A new Deakin study proves simple dietary changes can be used as a possible treatment for depression.
A spate of patients suffering from wounds that refused to heal has led a clinician-researcher at a major Sydney hospital to the surprising discovery of scurvy amongst contemporary Australians.
Give your teenage girls 2-3 serves of dairy a day to ensure they have strong healthy bones for life.
The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.
Living on a farm in early childhood is linked to a lower risk of allergies as an adult, and stronger lungs in women, than growing up in either a rural or urban area, finds research published online in the journal Thorax.