May 2020 13
Living with Alzheimer’s
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Alzheimer’s is New Zealand's most common form of dementia. There is no cure, and no proven ways to prevent its onset. Treatment for Alzheimer's focuses on “support and managing symptoms to maximize a person's ability…

April 2020 29
Menopause Age, Symptoms & Treatment
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Menopause describes the point where a women’s menstrual cycles cease. Both the number of eggs produced by the ovaries, and female hormones oestrogen and progesterone reduce.  Diagnoses comes after 12 months without a menstrual period.…

April 2020 23
Sensing and Shaping the Post-COVID Era
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This article from the BCG Henderson Institute provides a fresh perspective on COVID-19. It is worth a read to further understand the historical implication of COVID-19 beyond the medical sphere. Its writers’ assess how containment…

April 2020 10
An Updated Reflection on COVID-19 Lockdown
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As we now venture into the second half of the national lockdown, things are looking up. More testing is being conducted, and fewer are found infected. New Zealand, as cited in the Washington Post, has…

March 2020 09
Osteoporosis Facts & Treatment
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Bones are the framework of our bodies, allowing us to stand, move and hold objects.  Our bones grow until our early twenties, and have a smooth outer surface with a weight reducing internal structure. Bones often have a hollow interior, and…

February 2020 07
Sachet Pack Service Medicine Delivery
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As we get older, it’s increasingly common to have to take different medicines, at different times throughout the day. But, taking more than a couple of prescription medicines can be challenging to manage. A medicine…

December 2019 19
Sunlight & Sunscreen Myths
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Sunlight in the correct amount is essential, as it is our main source of vitamin D. Not only does sunlight play a role in improving mood, it protects us from bacteria, and improves quality of sleep. Just 5 minutes of…

November 2019 28
Christmas Shortbread Biscuits
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OK, they may not be a health food, but it's Christmas! Serve on Christmas Day with strawberries, creme patissiere (custard cream) and whipped cream as a dessert, or simply have with a cup of tea.…

November 2019 14
Online Pharmacy Duromine Medicines Direct from ZOOM
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ZOOM Pharmacy medicines delivery service. ZOOM provides an online pharmacy where you can get your prescription weight loss eg Duromine medicines direct. New Zealand is facing an epidemic of obesity, with 1 in 3 NZ…

November 2019 07
Travel Medicine & Health
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Did you know that when travelling overseas, you have a 50% chance of suffering from a travel-related illness. Here are some tips that you can take to lower your chances of becoming unwell on your next…