Important fertility studies are being held back by New Zealand's "restrictive by default" stance on using viable human embryos, researchers say.
New Zealand women are having abortions earlier in their pregnancy – a trend which has been welcomed by Family Planning.
Current legal restrictions on who can approve and carry out abortions and where they can be performed create inequities, risks and are a “shocking” waste of the health dollar, argues the women’s health nurses’ college.
Viral hepatitis is the focus of today’s World Digestive Health Day with Kiwi gastroenterologists pleased with recent increased access to treatment but concerned inequities remain.
Waitematā District Health Board has apologised to two patients and the family of another after losing their referral documents, causing them to wait months for urgent treatment.
There are hopes that New Zealand will follow Ireland's lead in changing the law around abortion soon.
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.
The current voluntary labelling of health warnings on alcoholic drinks isn’t working suggests a group of medical students after a study finding ‘pea-sized’ and vague label warnings.
Officials realised more than 9500 people were missed from potentially life-saving bowel cancer screening only after members of the public rang in to ask where their invitation was.