New Zealand's motor neurone disease death rate is the highest in the world and five times the global average, a new study has found.
New research hopes to prevent hundreds of children living with perthes disease from suffering chronic pain.
The 300 Kiwi women told each year they have advanced breast cancer are likely to die twice as fast as people in comparable countries, says a just released Breast Cancer Foundation report.
Only a quarter of hip fracture patients leave hospital on osteoporosis treatment and with a falls prevention plan to reduce the risk of further breaks, found the latest hip fracture registry report.
More staff have been put on the ground in Northland in an attempt to curb the highest cancer mortality rate of any region in New Zealand.
Clinicians listening and acknowledging a patient’s chronic pain can help them self-manage the pain, while feeling disbelieved can hinder them, found a recent Kiwi research review.
The legacy left behind by Rotorua's Talei Morrison will be honoured on the anniversary of her cervical cancer diagnosis, reports the Rotorua Post.
Whanganui multiple sclerosis sufferer Briar Novis is just two months away from the trip she hopes will give her back her life.