The “amazing” NZ healthcare system

The “amazing” NZ healthcare systemThere are accolades coming the way of healthcare system New Zealand, from a 37-year-old Nelson resident Jamie Howell, who feels that “as a country our taxes literally transform lives.”

Growing international demand for Canterbury Scientific products

Growing international demand for Canterbury Scientific productsChristchurch-based biotechnology company, Canterbury Scientific, which was founded by scientists Professor Robin Carrell, Dr Maurice Owen and Dr David Williamson, in 1985, has definitely come a long way!

The company, looking to effectively cater to growing international demand for its products, recently opened its new $1.2-million research and development (R&D) facilities in Addington.

Louisiana Attorney General sues pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline

Louisiana Attorney General sues pharma giant GlaxoSmithKlinePharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has surely run into troubled waters!

The company has been taken to court with allegations for the allegedly wrongful and illegal marketing, promotion, cost and sale of its diabetes medication Rosiglitazone maleate.

Nottinghamshire’s New Leaf ‘stop smoking’ services help smokers turn a new leaf!

Nottinghamshire’s New Leaf ‘stop smoking’ services help smokers turn a new leaf!NHS Nottinghamshire County’s New Leaf ‘Stop Smoking’ services have helped a lot of people practically turn a new leaf in terms of helping them get over their smoking habit!

Help at hand for morbidly obese Taranaki people

Help at hand for morbidly obese Taranaki peopleMorbidly obese Taranaki people – which comprise 27.3 percent of the total adults in the district - now have help at hand!

A new Taranaki District Health Board initiative will offer the weight-loss bariatric surgery - also called stomach stapling – to four morbidly obese Taranaki people each year.

WHO research: New Zealanders drink 750 stubbies a year

 New Zealanders drink 750 stubbies a yearSome “extraordinary” figures pertaining to the drinking culture in New Zealand have been brought to light by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health – with the 9.6 litres of average pure alcohol levels among the Kiwis being noticeably more than the 6.1-litre global average!

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Thousands gather for the opening day of Coronet Peak

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Trucker driver on trial for accident that killed cyclist, had blind spots

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Three Yacht crew members saved 500km off New Zealand

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BBB Releases Tips for Donors to Make Sure Donations are Used Appropriately

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Baidu Trims Sales Outlook for the Second Quarter, Shares Slip

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Crude Oil Futures Drop with Growing Concerns Regarding Global Growth and Brexit

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Elon Musk Offers More Information on Tunnels Project for Solving Traffic Congestion

Billionaire investor and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has been talking about solving Los Angeles traffic problems by digging tunnels.

Reed Hastings Condemns President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings presented his point against the executive order passed by President Trump to ban entry of people from seven Muslim-dominated countries.

Firefighters dose fire in TeAtatu South suburb of Auckland

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