Holistic Health News
8 November 2017
Parkinson’s is a condition that affects more than 13,000 New Zealand and can affect anyone of any age but exercise and movement have been shown to significantly improve the lives of those who have the disease, a national exercise expert says.
29 September 2017
While FitBits, Apple Watches and Garmin sports watches have motivated people around the globe to get more active, a University of Sydney study has revealed that activity tracker users are missing out on key opportunities to meet their health and fitness goals.
1 August 2017
Hundreds of New Zealanders will find out what it's like to live with a hearing loss when they take up the Silent Leadership Challenge next Friday (eds: August 4).
27 July 2017
Dr Lance Lawler, the founder and former chief executive of Pacific Radiology Group, has accepted an invitation to join the Research for Life board.
4 July 2017
A new advertising campaign, featuring Ben Smith and students from his former school, King’s High School, will launch today.
3 July 2017
A New Zealand scientist believes that chickenpox, a disease that can lead to serious complications and even death and that causes hundreds of hospitalisations annually, is closer to being eradicated in New Zealand.
9 May 2017
Southern Cross Health Society’s new Cancer Assist product add-on is set to provide people with extra financial support at a time when emotional, physical and financial pressures can mount.
12 December 2016
Tanita Europe and boditrax Technologies Ltd have joined forces to create the Tanita boditrax System targeting health clubs and wellbeing operators across Europe.
29 November 2016
New Zealand’s most fit and energetic professionals were awarded for their efforts in helping motivate Kiwis to stay healthy and active at the annual New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards in Auckland last night.
24 November 2016
Pregnant Waikato mums now have access to free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccinations in selected community pharmacies in an effort to stop newborn babies contracting the potentially fatal illness.
14 November 2016
Today marks the start of Melanoma Awareness Week and Melanoma New Zealand is urging Kiwis to support the cause by making a donation and to monitor their skin and get checked to ensure early detection.
10 November 2016
31 October 2016
Mannatech®, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a global health and wellness company committed to transforming lives, recently launched its newest targeted fat-loss program, TruHealth™, at its annual conference, Australasian MannaFest,in Sydney, Australia.
Calling all cell phone losers, milk-forgetters and the car-park confused: here's a clinical research trial just for you
25 October 2016
Where did I put my keys? What did I come to the supermarket for? Where did I park the car? What have I done with my phone? Forgetting the little things can just be a symptom of a busy lifestyle and not a cause for concern.
20 October 2016
A cameo appearance of a popular Kiwi breakfast food on a Chinese TV drama has led to a major push for the cereal product into the Asian market – a move expected to benefit New Zealand exports.
13 October 2016
New research shows children in poverty are missing out on basic eye care with high levels of undiagnosed eye conditions according to a leading optometrist.
11 October 2016
10 October 2016
New Zealand’s first “no sugary drinks logo” will be available for display in schools, businesses, workplaces, public spaces and event venues this week.
29 September 2016
New Zealanders’ increasing dependence on electronic devices for gaming, lifestyle and work could be causing eye strain and long-term retinal damage to their eyes, according to new research.
27 September 2016
Beetroot juice supplements can significantly improve athletic performance at altitude, research at Leeds Beckett University has revealed.
8 September 2016
Did you know? Kiwi men live on average four years less than women, however are less likely to talk about health concerns.
9 August 2016
Breast Cancer Cure is proud to announce the funding of two new research projects as part of The Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand 2016 initiative, a joint partnership between Breast Cancer Cure, the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.
25 May 2016
Naturopath, Nutritionist and Medical Herbalist Janella Purcell's Expert Advice Did you know? Joint issues are the single greatest cause of disability in New Zealand.
5 May 2016
Every year, New Zealanders take an average of around four sick days off work, costing the economy a staggering $1.4 billion1.
4 May 2016