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Hollywood Gossip – Quiz Night with David Hartnell

No-one is recognised as knowing more about Hollywood and celebrities than David Hartnell MNZM. He’s not only spent a lifetime reporting on Hollywood’s trivia, gossip and scandals, but he counts many celebrities among his personal friends. Every Monday morning David will give you an exclusive weekly update on the gossip, scandals and trivia of Hollywood’s…

New Prostate Cancer Treatment Prevents Cancer Spread

A recently-released study shows Australian and New Zealand researchers have discovered a powerful new prostate cancer treatment regime that can reduce the spread of aggressive but apparently localised tumours by more than 40 per cent. Read more at http://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/un-doctored/2014/august-2014/15/new-prostate-treatment-prevents-cancer-spread.aspx and the summary article at Lancet Journal at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(14)70328-6/fulltext   Maori men have worse prostate cancer…

In Defense of Prostate Cancer Screening

Davies is writing in response to “More Health Care Is Better Health Care: Medical Myth Or Reality?” by Robert Pearl,  Chief Executive, Permanente Medical Group and a Forbes contributor. Have you ever asked your plastic surgeon advice on prostate cancer screening? Or the utility of an annual physical exam? Or how to treat that nagging back pain? Of…

Maori, Rural Men Avoid Prostate Check – Study

t was vigilance that saved him. When Rotorua father Phil Hunt, 47, was diagnosed with prostate cancer he was worried, but not surprised. “My father, two uncles and a cousin have all been diagnosed with prostate cancer, so I knew I was at risk,” he says. “My prostate was removed pronto. “If you are a…