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Sales of probiotic products in the community generate billions of dollars worldwide, yet many of the health claims made by the...
Every year New Zealanders spend significant amounts of money on supplements, over-the-counter, complementary and alternative medicines...
Education to improve pre-conception health should be viewed as a routine aspect of primary care for all women of reproductive age.
• Iodine supplements now funded• Zoledronic acid now funded• Atorvastatin available without Special Authority
Professor Sir Mason Durie writes about traditional healing (rongoa) with respect to mental health.
Overall, oral health in New Zealand has improved over the last few decades, however significant inequalities remain...
Pregnancy outcomes can be improved by following important nutritional guidelines; achieve a healthy body weight prior to conception...
Vegetarian diets are becoming increasingly popular, but is this type of diet healthy for a child? The answer is that a well-planned...
What side is your bread buttered on? Mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid: the debate.
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A new study suggests that taking antioxidant supplements, especially vitamin A, vitamin E or beta-carotene, does not prevent ageing...
Rongoā Māori is an important aspect of health care to many Māori, representing diversity of practice and a holistic...
The development and marketing of anti-ageing products is a multi-million dollar industry. There is no shortage of remedies and...
• Breakthrough Bleeding
• Camphor in Pregnancy
Irritable bowel syndrome affects approximately 1 in 10 people, mainly women between the ages of 20 and 50 years. Treatment is...
Assessing the risk and benefit of alternative therapy for GI conditions
“Would you like fries with that”. The role of co-enzyme Q10 supplements in medical treatment.
The role of primary care clinicians in improving outcomes for people with ADHD.
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