Displaying items by tag: health

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:55

Poor diet sees scurvy return to Australia

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 09:13

Nutrition experts urge teens to consume dairy

Give your teenage girls 2-3 serves of dairy a day to ensure they have strong healthy bones for life.

Published in General News

The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 13:25

Farm childhood linked lower allergies, stronger lungs

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 07:55

Co-op, bank sign for good yarns

Award-winning mental health scheme GoodYarn is writing a new chapter as it grows around the country.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 23:55

Experiment with produce – foodie

Food producers and growers should try out new lines of produce, says Nadia Lim, co-founder for My Food Bag.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:55

Pharma foods promise more than nutrition

Imagine treating a disease such as diabetes by eating special foods registered as medicines. It's not science fiction.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 05 September 2016 18:55

Joint remedy without pills

How often do you see a machine with a huge glob of grease right next to the nipple instead of where it's needed — a joint or pivot point?

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 09:55

Reach for fruit bowl, not the pill box

Kiwifruit, not pills, is set to be offered as a cure for people with gastro and laxation problems.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 07:55

Fat is back!

Fat is back for lambs: we may have gone too far towards leaness, claims a senior scientist with AgResearch's animal genomics team, Tricia Johnson.

Published in General News