Purple-fleshed kumara could reduce the chance of colon cancer by up to 75 per cent, research shows.
The health impact on thousands of Kiwi kids of unhealthy homes – including frustration with funding of nurse-led healthy home initiatives – is investigated by New Zealand Herald's Kirsty Johnston and Chris Knox.
Updated clinical guidelines for stroke management – from pre-hospital to community care – are now available to download, says the National Stroke Network.
The Health Select Committee has opted not to recommend legalising assisted dying following a two-year inquiry. Instead it has summarised the arguments for and against assisted dying after hearing from 1000 submitters, reports New Zealand Herald political reporter Isaac Davison.
Emma Russell continues her series charting the stories of former Whanganui students who have gone on to success in the big, wide world
A new drug to help diabetics lose weight and control their blood sugar is being trialled in 11 clinics around New Zealand.
Does taking statins reduce the risk of dementia as well as cardiovascular disease? This edition’s Clinically Appraised Topic (CAT) looks at the evidence.