Arthritis drug used to treat covid-19 patients in New Zealand

Pharmac is widening funded access to tocilizumab, an immunosuppressive drug used mainly to treat arthritis, to…

Attempted suicides among Kiwi children rose during 2020 lockdowns

During the New Zealand covid-19 lockdowns, paediatricians reported an increase in attempted suicides in children under…

Cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Press release: Cholesterol manufactured in the brain appears to play a key role in the development…

Research into menstrual changes linked to covid jabs underway

The Defender: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the USA has awarded one-year supplemental grants…

Time for GPs to stand firm against compulsory medical treatments

By Charles Coles – Report and commentary: The chair of New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) appears…

Two people die every year after a vaccination – 37 have died so far this year following a Pfizer jab

Updated: According to official figures from the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM), between January 2000…

Why the MoH could be obtaining false results from Covid PCR tests

By Charles Coles: It’s a widely-held view among those who understand these things that when it…

Lockdown stress triggers eating disorders in adults and children

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an increase in serious eating disorders, a new study shows. The…

Time the experts woke up to using Ivermectin to treat covid infections

Research has confounded the belief, held for most of the past 40 years, that Ivermectin was…

Families face food crisis amid ongoing lockdown

Child Poverty Action Group is deeply concerned the Minister of Finance Grant Robertson this week refused…

People who’ve had covid-19 do not need a vaccine says university

By Kate Dunlop at Conservative Woman: Todd Zywicki, an American law professor contested the order of his…

Caregiver raids disabled client’s bank account

A recent case, investigated by dispute resolution service, Financial Services Complaints Limited (FSCL) has highlighted the…

ACC has more than 200 claims for covid jab injuries

When the covid-19 jab started to be rolled out in February 2021, a few concerned citizens…

Level 4 lockdown hitting poorest families harder than last time

Advocates and researchers warn the effects of this lockdown – which begat at 11.59pm Tuesday 17…

Is it time to live with covid and get on with life?

Press release: More than 18 months on from the world’s fearful response to the arrival of…

What percentage of adverse reactions are reported? Nobody knows

On Thursday, right toward the end of her daily duty on TV, prime minister Jacinda Ardern…

Jacinda Ardern wants to jab your kids without parental permission

Does a 12-year-old child have sufficient intellectual and emotional maturity to make medical decisions? To agree…

Voices for Freedom video interview with Dr Roger Hodkinson

Watch below the Voices for Freedom interview with Dr Roger Hodkinson. Dr Hodkinson has spoken out…

Could catching covid be better for you than the jab?

From the BBC comes a story that will have die-hard vaccine supporters choking on their tea.…

Teenager awarded $225,000 after covid vax-related heart attack

A fit and healthy teenager in Singapore who enjoyed weightlifting has been awarded SGD$225,000 (NZ$165,000) after…

Suicide stats to be released in September

The last time official statistics documenting the number of people who took their owns lives were…

Lung disease suffers who use 2 inhalers have higher risk of heart attack

People using two different inhalers for common chronic lung diseases are more than 50 per cent…

Boffins say government lockdown placed a burden on women, 13% of parents depressed

The covid-19 lockdown placed considerable strain on families with loss of income, balancing work and childcare…

Researchers use blood test to check covid antibodies of 3,000 New Zealanders

Christchurch researchers are aiming to get a handle on the number of Kiwis exposed to covid-19…

British Medial Journal – Time to assume health research is fraudulent until proven otherwise

By Richard Smith, former editor BMJ. [excerpt] We have long known that peer review [of medical…

Surprise power cuts could happen again

Opinion – Molly Melhuish: Yesterday’s power cuts could have been prevented because the extreme cold weather…

Two Auckland mental health units, two very different inspection results

Two mental health inpatient facilities have yielded very different inspection results despite being run by the…

Business-owners stressed and depressed

A new study from Business Mentors New Zealand has found seven out of ten small business…

Medsafe investigates link between covid vaccine and the onset of tinnitus

Based on reports of tinnitus – ringing in the ears – received in New Zealand and…