Alarming figures show every month dozens of cancer sufferers around the country are waiting more than two months to start potentially life-saving treatment.
A list of clinical practices for children that may provide little or no benefit – and even cause unnecessary harm – has been released by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
New research suggests the criteria for patients to be fast-tracked for suspected bowel cancer needs to be improved to avoid delays in diagnosis. By Ruby Harfield.
Desperate Kiwis are queuing at hospital pain clinics because they can't afford the dentist - and health bosses are now backing free dental care.
Auckland researchers have developed a new tool that could make aspirin a safer and better-targeted preventative for heart disease and stroke.
Liggins Institute researchers will use a $226,000 grant from two major US-based foundations to investigate the genetics of Parkinson’s disease from an unusual and promising angle.
A new report about the scale of the global dementia challenge means New Zealand needs to step up its response to this public health issue, says Alzheimers NZ.