Alzheimer's sufferers may be able to live with the disease without the devastating symptoms within the next few decades, scientists said as they were awarded the Brain Prize for their work fighting the illness.
You are more likely to survive cancer if you live in Australia than New Zealand.
Hundreds of lung cancer patients whose lives could be saved by a new treatment labelled a "miracle drug" are still waiting for a funding decision a year after it was first lodged.
An American study is recruiting lymphoma patients for a clinical trial of a cancer ‘vaccine’ after successful trials in mice.
Latest Ministry of Health figures show 17 percent of adults have arthritis, up from 15 percent five years ago – and Māori are more likely to have arthritis than non-Māori.
American researchers have just announced a breakthrough single blood test for eight common cancer types – including “silent killers” like pancreatic and ovarian cancer that currently have no screening tests.