Monday briefs – 16 Dec 2019

Your weekly health news round-up

PHARMAC to fund new cancer medicines

PHARMAC has confirmed it will fund two new medicines for ovarian and breast cancer. Read more

Anti-vaxxer charged in Samoa

A prominent anti-vaxxer has been charged under Samoa’s new emergency laws amid an ongoing measles crisis. Read more

How to choose the healthiest milk

Soy, almond, coconut, goat or cow’s milk? Find out how to choose the healthiest milk for your needs. Read more

Funding for tumour treatment research

An Otago University researcher has been awarded a $600,000 fellowship fund to research tailor-made tumour treatment. Read more

Exercise turns back muscle ageing clock

A new study has found exercise can dramatically slow ageing and reduce inflammation in our muscles. Read more