China will soon have 200 million people with chronic illnesses and it will demand food with health benefits, said Paul McDonald, pro vice-chancellor at Massey College of Health.
The development of 10 to 20 more popular health-orientated products such as Fonterra's Anlene would make New Zealand a rich country again, a 'New New Zealand Forum' in Auckland heard this month.
NZLocums, A recruitment division of the NZ Rural General Practice Network, has placed its first nurse practitioner in a permanent role in a New Zealand rural general practice.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling on sheep and beef farmers to rise to the Farmstrong Cycle Challenge and get some kilometres under their belts.
Studies show that people who grow up on farms – especially dairy farms – have way fewer allergy and asthma problems than others.
Farmers can't expect to take a short nap then immediately jump on a tractor and be fully functional, says a sleep expert.
How healthy are you, mentally and physically? If you went to the South Island Dairy Event you could have found out and quite possibly come away with tools to improve your wellbeing.
Don't accept a second-rate health service just because you live in a rural area, delegates at last week’s South Island Dairy Event heard.