Monday briefs – 4 February 2019

Link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s

Researchers have found a link between a common type of gum disease and people with Alzheimer’s. Read more

Cure for cancer one year away

Israeli researchers claim they will have a complete cure for cancer in a year’s time. Read more

Junior doctors to start talks again

Striking junior doctors are set to meet for mediation talks with their employers on Monday, 4 February. Read more

Sunscreens fail SPF tests

Consumer NZ is standing by its testing practices after a number of sunscreens failed to measure up to SPF claims. Read more

New discovery to help people recover from stroke

Otago University researchers have discovered a groundbreaking way to help people recover from stroke. Read more

Hepatitis C drug now fully funded

A revolutionary drug to treat Hepatitis C is now fully funded for New Zealanders. Read more