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Prostate cancer survival rates in New Zealand grim

Laura Goodall posted in on May 8th, 2015.

New Zealand men with advanced or metastatic prostate cancer need new treatment guidelines to ensure improved, more consistent and more equitable care, according to a new study led by the University of Auckland. The study is the first of its kind to look at the treatment of New Zealand men with metastatic prostate cancer (MPC) and […]

Bad news for women: negative media and stress – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on October 11th, 2012.

With 24 hour news channels, smart phones and constant exposure to the internet, it is almost impossible to avoid news media. But what effect could this exposure be having on the rest of our lives? A new study has found that reading negative news articles can increase women’s – but not mens’ – sensitivity to […]

Dom Post: Men get fitter without breakfast

Peter Griffin posted in on May 25th, 2010.

Michael Forbes writes in the Dominion Post about Massey University research showing that men who don’t eat breakfast before training see benefits in peak muscle power and experienced prolonged muscle energy. The same benefits did not, however, apply to women, showing that men and women really do burn fat differently. An excerpt: (read in full […]

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