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Auckland stuff.co.nz
Health funding campaign pushes to have medical conditions recognised
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Auckland resident Wendy Matthews has the ill-fortune of not only having an illness that falls through the cracks in the health system, it isn't even recognised. She has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), a condition recognised in the United States and ...
Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?Philly.com
NIH launches study seeking answers on chronic fatigue syndromeYahoo News
Another study just linked chronic fatigue syndrome to gut bacteriaScienceAlert

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 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Five signs you should look at your drinking
Stuff.co.nz
Do you forget what you did while you were drinking, or find it hard to stop once you've started? You might have a problem. From barbecues to after-school balls, drinking is ingrained in Kiwi culture – and lots of us are known to over-indulge. More than ...
How Bad Are the Effects of Alcohol and Binge Drinking When You're Young?Shape Magazine
DHS: Alcohol use on the rise among state residents 65 and olderhngnews.com

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 28 Apr 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs near a 'tipping point'
Radio New Zealand
Scientists are warning New Zealand is near a tipping point for the spread of an antibiotic-resistant superbug with the potential to infect thousands of hospital patients. Antibiotic resistance. Photo: RNZ. A New Zealand Medical Journal article warns a ...
Super bug could soon be resistant to all known antibioticsNew Zealand Herald
Dr Joshua Freeman: New super bug resistant to all but one antibioticNewstalk ZB
Controlling the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteriaMedical Xpress

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 28 Apr 2017 

Scoop.co.nz
Nearly half of Kiwis need their morning coffee - survey
New Zealand Herald
According to the Canstar Blue survey 44 per cent need a caffeine hit each day. Photo / 123rf. More and more Kiwis need their morning coffee kick-start, with 44 per cent saying they need a caffeine hit each day. Conducted by Canstar Blue, a survey of ...
Half of Kiwis need a coffee kick-start in the morningScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 28 Apr 2017 
There is nothing harmless about IVF sex selection
Stuff.co.nz
"My friend believed that had she given birth to daughters, rather than sons, her life would be complete." OPINION: When my daughters were younger I made friends with another mum at swimming lessons. Her kids, two boys, were around the same age as ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Canadian mother shares photo of dying son as warning against opioid drug abuse
New Zealand Herald
A distraught mother has taken to Facebook to voice her fears about the prescription drug Fentanyl after her son accidentally overdosed. Sherri Kent, mother of 22-year-old Michael from Calgary in Canada, shared a distressing photo of her son hours ...
Mother shares heartbreaking photo of dying son to warn people about danger of opioidskfor.com
Mom shares heartbreaking photo of final moments in dying son's armsAOL
Calgary mother hopes photo of dying son will deter others from doing fentanylCBC.ca

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 27 Apr 2017 

The Inquisitr
Get Ticks Off Pets With Amazing Household Tool, As Lyme Disease Numbers Rise
The Inquisitr
The experts predict that this year's tick season will be one of the worst so far, and when a tick bites, Lyme disease lurks. It is time to get proactive and battle those ticks before they get a chance to attach themselves to your family and pets. The ...
Burnie woman fundraising for Lyme Disease battleCamden Haven Courier
Number one in ticks, but probably not for longBrattleboro Reformer
Beware of ticks while outdoors this summerOneonta Daily Star
WGME -W*USA 9 -WJAC Johnstown
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 28 Apr 2017 

Cordis News
Trending Science: Very hungry caterpillars a surprise weapon in the fight against waste
Cordis News
Researchers have made a chance discovery on how wax moth larvae commercially bred for fishing bait have the ability to biograde polyethylene – in essence, they can eat our waste, sparking widespread excitement that these little critters could become a ...
Plastic-eating 'worms' could save the worldWWBT NBC12 News

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 28 Apr 2017 

Mirror.co.uk
Glaucoma test could be used to spot condition a decade before symptoms start
Mirror.co.uk
A new test to spot glaucoma a decade before other symptoms start to show may also be used to diagnose dementia, a new study found. The simple eye test allowed optometrists to see individual nerve cell death at the back of the eye. Loss of sight in ...
New glaucoma test could save millions from blindnessNHS Choices
Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study saysBBC News
New glaucoma test 'means treatment can start before sight loss symptoms begin'Telegraph.co.uk
Irish Independent -Medical Xpress -Medical Daily -ITV News
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 28 Apr 2017 

The Sydney Morning Herald
Listen to your gut - it can tell you what you need to eat
The Sydney Morning Herald
Our guts are a David Attenborough-esque wonderland for researchers who continue to discover the incredible influence of our microbiome on our mood, our weight, our brains and our health. They know that what we put in our mouths changes our gut ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

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