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Anaesthetists conference far from sleep-inducing

Posted in In the News on May 2nd, 2016.

Exercise, strokes and chronic pain are just a few of the topics covered at a trans-tasman conference for anaesthetists in Auckland this week.

http://anzca.informz.net/ANZCA/data/images/ASM2016/600x298-asm%20masthead.gifThe Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists is currently taking place in Auckland, running from 30 April to 4 May. New research covered at the conference includes: a revolutionary new clot-busting treatment for stroke, links between obesity and chronic pain and evidence that exercise has more impact than dieting on people’s health.

A number of outlets have covered the conference. Examples include:

Stuff.co.nz: Lives could be saved with access to clot-buster device: expert
Newshub: Exercise ‘more beneficial than dieting’
TVNZ: Exercise ‘more beneficial than dieting’ – fitness expert
New Zealand Herald: Fit or fat: Study finds exercise more important than diet for obese
Yahoo NZ News: Breakthrough stroke treatment hailed
Otago Daily Times: Baby general anaesthesia ‘safe’
Yahoo NZ News: Baby and general anaesthesia risk studied

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