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Beating the Diabetes Tsunami in NEw Zealand - Geoff Simmons on TVNZ news

Geoff Simmons, author of Health Cheque talking on TV NZ news on nutrition in New Zealand, The diabetes epidemic and public policy around health care.

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Depression in adults - Essentials - Best Health

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Ancient's Best, Ayurveda and Yoga

Ancient's Best, Ayurveda and Yoga | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Ayurvedic Books, Skin Care Products, Massage Oils, Specialist Consultancy and Treatment.

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Rachael Dixon's curator insight, March 16, 2013 3:28 PM

Singapore-based website with lots of easy-to-understand information about Ayurveda.

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Documentary about The Science of Acupuncture

Documentary about The Science of Acupuncture - Description: For thousands of years, what we now think of as Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) was the only medicine; now, traditional cures are being treated with a fresh respect.
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Depression - find a way through

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holding on to hope is essential for getting through
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http://www.depression.org.nz/ContentFiles/Media/PDF/MOH0360%20Fact%20Sheet_16.pdf ; ;

 

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NZ women trial new breast cancer treatment technology

NZ women trial new breast cancer treatment technology | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
New Zealand women are among the world's first to trial a new development which cuts breast cancer treatment to days.

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Sophie McLachlan's curator insight, May 14, 2013 6:01 AM

3.3 Health Practices - Breast Cancer Radiation treatment

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Types of Treatments | Cancer Society of New Zealand

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Reputable source of information...great PDF pamphlets here...  Comprehensive information. 

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mitch's comment, February 27, 2014 5:48 AM
Excellent booklets on each type of treatment explaining the actual practice and side effects/impacts of treatment
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A shocking way to wipe bad memories - study - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

A shocking way to wipe bad memories - study - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Unpleasant memories can be wiped out by electric shock therapy used to treat psychiatric patients, a study has shown. - New Zealand Herald
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Questions and Answers - National Depression Initiative

Questions and Answers - National Depression Initiative | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Questions and answers about depression and the National Depression Initiative (NDI).
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Possible Health Promotion for depression?

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Acupuncture.Com - TCM Research Subject Index


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Rachael Dixon's curator insight, March 16, 2013 12:21 AM

Looking for information on acupuncture?  This is a good website. 

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A cure of pork fat and eel

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Fact or fiction? Simon Day looks at the future of traditional Maori healing.
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Interesting article about Rongoa Maori - worth a read.

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Close Up: Testing Alternative Therapies

A Victoria University professor has issued a warning to the increasing number of people turning to alternative medicine. More and more New Zealanders have di...
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Sophie McLachlan's curator insight, May 14, 2013 6:15 AM

Very interesting... opposing perspectives. Good for critical analysis - practitioners' backgrounds and their beliefs?

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Cancer treatments : Cancer Research UK : CancerHelp UK

Cancer treatments : Cancer Research UK : CancerHelp UK | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
This page has links to our main cancer treatment sections, information about specific cancer drugs and combinations of cancer drugs, as well as treatment information for specific cancers.

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A range of cancer treatments

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Rachael Dixon's curator insight, May 15, 2013 4:32 PM

Information about a range of treatments for various cancers. 

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Question for students: What are the effects on well-being of some of these treatments?
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More patients worldwide seek cure from traditional medicine : healthcare asia – medical and healthcare news in asia

More patients worldwide seek cure from traditional medicine : healthcare asia – medical and healthcare news in asia | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it

Traditional and Complementary Medicine (TCM) is now becoming a choice of treatment in many countries worldwide, and patients are favouring the promise of minimized side effects found in synthetic drugs.


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Jerónimo M.M.'s curator insight, February 25, 2013 7:25 AM

a nice summary of the worldwide state of traditional medicines