Test me. Treat me. Cure me
Posted on Dec. 2, 2019
50,000 New Zealanders are living with Hepatitis C and half of them do not know it. The only way you can find out if you have it is to get your blood tested.
Cold survival 101
Posted on July 4, 2018
The common cold is an upper respiratory tract infection with a multitude of symptoms caused by over 200 different respiratory viruses. Antibiotics do absolutely nothing to help colds. Fortunately, colds are short lived and our bodies are effective at managing them. Read more to find out how to help yourself cope.
Coughs and Sneezes – a low down on the Common Cold
Posted on July 12, 2017
At this time of year many of us are coughing and spluttering away and feel miserable. Heads ache, noses become red, throats are sore, temperatures rise and fatigue sets in.
The Post Antibiotic Era Has Dawned
Posted on Oct. 5, 2016
Alexander Fleming warned of a future in which antibiotics had been used with abandon and bacteria had grown resistant to them. That future has arrived and we are entering a post antibiotic era.
Gastric flu or Tummy bug
Posted on Aug. 25, 2016
Infections of the bowel are known as gastroenteritis and commonly cause a combination of abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and fever.
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