A global study has compared levels of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in sewage samples from around the world, and the findings suggest New Zealand is among the least-exposed countries.
Immigrants to high income countries, such as New Zealand, are facing health issues due to strict immigration policies. By Ruby Harfield.
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.
New Zealand should not be targetted as a ‘guinea pig’ for ‘heat not burn’ tobacco products, says tobacco control advocate Mihi Blair in response to Philip Morris’ call for a Kiwi tax break for its tobacco stick.
Māori and Pasifika health experts have spoken of racism, feeling "token" and ignored after being selected to take part in health advisory groups.
A new study of more than half a million children has found no link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination and autism.
Sara Carbery talks to visiting psychologist Dr Lucy Johnstone about how a new approach to mental distress can work in the New Zealand context.
Desperate Kiwis are queuing at hospital pain clinics because they can't afford the dentist - and health bosses are now backing free dental care.