New Zealand's PM signals harsher stance on vaccine protest
Ardern says protesters who oppose coronavirus mandates are using “intimidation". (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Proteas Are Raring to Go Against the Black Caps After Covid-19 Quarantine
[Daily Maverick] The cricket players will complete their Covid-19 quarantine early next week and can begin their final preparations to take on World Test Champions New Zealand in Christchurch. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

When Can Menstrual Suppression Start in Patients with a Disability?
Discussion Menstrual suppression using hormonal therapy is commonly used for a variety of reasons: Patient preference Contraception Heavy or painful menses Treatment of concomitant problems such as menstrual migraine, mood issues, nausea Specific patient populations Disabilities Oncology Transgender and gender nonbinary Methods of suppression include: Estrogen and progesterone Combined oral contraceptives (COC) – very good menstrual suppression and generally used as first line treatment for many patients Traditional dosing with active medication for 21-24 days and then 4-7 day placebo break. Extended cycles &...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 14, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

New Zealand weaponizes Barry Manilow, James Blunt and the 'Macarena' against 'Freedom Convoy' protests
New Zealand has employed an unusual tactic to disperse "Freedom Convoy" protesters on Sunday -- playing the hit songs of Barry Manilow and James Blunt, as well as the Spanish dance track... #dancetrack #newzealand #losdelrío #macarena #hitsongs #protesters #jamesblunt #barrymanilow (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand authorities deploy Barry Manilow against Covid protesters
Sound system on parliament grounds plays vaccine messages, Macarena and the crooner’s 1970s hits #barrymanilow #vaccinemessages #protesters #crooner #newzealand #macarena (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian police arrive to remove protesters at busiest U.S. border crossing
The protests have reverberated outside the country, with similarly inspired convoys in France, New Zealand and the Netherlands. #protests #newzealand #convoys #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US aims to counter China by opening Solomon Islands embassy
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The U.S. says it will open an embassy in the Solomon Islands, laying out in unusually blunt terms a plan to increase its influence in the South Pacific nation before ... #solomonislands #newzealand #southpacific (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand tries old earworm hits to flush out protesters
Some countries might send in a riot squad to disperse trespassing protesters (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trench warfare? New Zealand tries to flush out protesters
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Some countries might send in a riot squad to disperse trespassing protesters . #newzealand #riotsquad #trespassingprotesters #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO grants prequalification of Actemra/RoActemra for patients with severe or critical COVID-19
WHO ’s prequalification adds to several mechanisms already in place to improve access to Actemra/RoActemra for people with COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countriesSince the beginning of the pandemic, more than one million patients with severe COVID-19 have been treated with Actemra/RoActemra, as recommended in global treatment guidelinesTwelfth Roche medicine or test to be prequalified Basel, 11 February 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that Actemra ®/RoActemra® (tocilizumab) intravenous (IV) has been granted World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification. Prequalification is a confi...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Zealand police move in to break up anti-COVID vaccine mandate protests
New Zealand police on Thursday arrested 120 people as they attempted to forcefully remove hundreds of protesters camped outside parliament to protest COVID-19 vaccine mandates and tough... #newzealand #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand convoy protesters clog streets near Parliament
Hundreds of people protesting vaccine and mask mandates drove in convoy to New Zealand’s capital and converged outside Parliament as lawmakers reconvened after a summer break (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Infant sleep hazards and the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) - MacFarlane ME, Thompson JMD, Wilson J, Lawton B, Taylor B, Elder DE, Baker N, McDonald GK, Zuccollo J, Schlaud M, Fleming P, Mitchell EA.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of infant sofa-sleeping, recent use by caregivers of alcohol, cannabis and/or other drugs, and bed type and pillows, on the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) in New Zealand. STUDY DESIGN: A nationwide p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott: Kiwi is taking snowboarding 'to the next level' as 20-year-old wins gold
Zoi Sadowski-Synnott wasn't even born when New Zealand ended its 40-year wait for a Winter Olympics medal in 1992. On Sunday, she soared through the air at Beijing's Genting Snow Park to claim her... #winterolympics #kiwi #zoisadowskisynnott #newzealand #gentingsnowpark (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Winter Olympics day two: New Zealand win first-ever gold; men ’s downhill
Live updates: There are medals up for grabs in the downhill, moguls and ski jumping. Join Jonathan Horn for the latest news from Beijing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news