Tag Archives: New Zealand

What do African new settlers in New Zealand ‘know’ about HIV?

The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the differences between objective and operational knowledges of HIV transmission, that is, between what people say they know, and what they put into practice in their lives. We are

How can we observe the evolution of the species: an example of the New Zealand damselfly genus Xanthocnemis?

This article is part of a large research that investigates the taxonomy of the endemic to New Zealand damselfly genus Xanthocnemis. Prior to the beginning of this study, four species have been reported for the genus: X.

Sponge toxin kills lung and breast cancer cells in mice

Peloruside A is a potent toxin that was isolated from a New Zealand marine sponge. It has a similar mechanism of action to the commonly used taxane-type anticancer drugs, including paclitaxel and docetaxel, that block the action

Is New Zealand blackcurrant a new ergogenic aid in sport?

The daily consumption of fruit and vegetables in appropriate amounts will provide health benefits. Fruit and vegetables are multi-ingredient foods with the anthocyanin content potentially linked to the health benefits due to its known anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant

Teledermatology improves patient access to specialist care in New Zealand

Teledermatology is the use of a cell phone or computer to provide dermatologic services. A patient or his or her healthcare provider can receive advice on the diagnosis and management of their skin condition while never seeing

How many species of hakes inhabit Argentine and New Zealand waters?

Hakes belonging to the Genus Merluccius are one of the most heavily exploited fishes worldwide. In Argentinean waters, merluccids have been one of the most valuable fishery resource, representing about 40% of the total fish catch in