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New Support Relationship With TransNet NZ

We are pleased to announce a new support relationship with TransNet NZ through the sales of the new, innovative “Well-Hung Support Bracket”. This new device was invented and is produced in NZ and is destined to become a standard fitting in many electrical installations across residential and commercial construction. Today an MOU was signed by…

Zytiga Boosts Survival in New, Severe Prostate Cancers

Johnson & Johnson’s Zytiga helps men newly diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer live longer, according to new findings that could expand use of the medication. Men who received hormone therapy, the recommended first-time treatment, plus Zytiga were about one-third less likely to die during two studies than those who got standard treatment alone, according to research…

Cancer survival: exercise reduces risk of death by nearly half

The impact exercise has on surviving many common cancers can’t be ignored, with Australian research showing the risk of dying may be reduced by nearly a half by regularly walking and lifting moderate weights. A review of more than 100 studies involving tens of thousands of cancer patients worldwide published in the American Journal of…

Life After Prostate Cancer – How Can Physiotherapy Help?

This is the first of (hopefully!) a series of blog posts by New Zealand specialists in prostate cancer treatment. Today we have Zee Sharif, a Physiotherapist at Return To Form in Auckland. Life After Prostate Cancer -How Can Physiotherapy Help? All mammals have a prostate gland – however for unknown reasons it only causes problems…