Approximately 1500 rotten teeth were pulled from the mouths of Bay children last year.
Eating wholegrain foods can reduce risk of heart disease by up to 30 per cent, a new study has found.
A new global report on physical activity shows the world’s richest countries are becoming increasingly inactive – and New Zealanders are the third ‘laziest’ of the rich Western nations.
Every year in New Zealand around 4,000 people develop a blood clot in a vein. This article looks at venous thromboembolism – in particular why pregnancy puts women at increased risk – and how to help prevent, diagnose and treat pregnancy-associated venous blood clots.
Schools around the country should operate under a national health food policy to combat diet-related diseases, Otago researchers say.
Hayfever sufferers be warned: spring is expected to warm and dry, meaning more outbreaks of sneezing and wheezing more much of the population.
The legacy left behind by Rotorua's Talei Morrison will be honoured on the anniversary of her cervical cancer diagnosis, reports the Rotorua Post.
Adventure education that puts troubled youth in situations needing resilience and teamwork, could have spin-offs for youth with anxiety and depression, suggests an Otago study.