The decision to ban all mesh for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, has been condemned by the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand. Medsafe announced on Monday that it was following Australia in...
Waikato District Health Board - which monitors 90 drinking water suppliers in the district – has lost its drinking water accreditation.
Scale of trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure in New Zealand workplaces over decades more widespread than...
The scale of New Zealanders exposed to toxic industrial solvent trichloroethylene, now linked to a sixfold increase in the chances of developing Parkinson's Disease, extends to thousands of people, across a variety of industries and sectors over several decades, who are now being urged to seek legal advice for a possible class action, a Herald investigation has found.
A delayed diagnosis left Whanganui man Keith Hindson facing extensive surgery and post-operative radiotherapy.
Briefings: Healthcare waiting list complaints rise Health and Disability Commissioner tells Health Minister
Hundreds of documents briefing new Government ministers on key policies have been released. Herald journalists have been analysing the Briefings to Incoming Ministers (Bims). Here we look at the Health Ministry.
The Health Ministry and local authorities are being slammed for "widespread systemic failure" in their duty to ensure safe drinking water, with a new report showing at least 721,000 New Zealanders and countless tourists...
A consumer watchdog is calling for better regulation of sunscreens after 10 brands failed to live up to efficacy claims.
A new study finds a majority of acupuncture companies' websites are likely breaching of the Medicines Act by claiming their service can prevent or cure various diseases.