Bringing New Zealand alcohol tax rates in line with the UK and Australia could save 110 lives through fewer road deaths and save the country millions, says a just published study.
Kiwi centenarians are less lonely and less depressed than their counterparts aged 65-99 years, has found a NZ study.
Patients overwhelmingly report their GP or nurse is kind and respectful in a new national quarterly survey of general practice patients – but not so great at follow-up.
Despite New Zealand having the highest rate of melanoma skin cancer in the world, an alarming number of Kiwis are not being sun smart.
A new study confirms benefits of prescribing aspirin for people at high risk of a heart attack outweighs risks of bleeding – but caution needed when prescribing to people in their 60s.
A virtual heart model developed by Auckland researchers is being used to improve atrial fibrillation treatment beyond the current ‘one-size-fits-all’ option often used.
Pipe-smoking not a potato diet contributed to the badly rotten teeth of victims of the Great Irish Famine discovered in an unmarked grave, believe Kiwi and Irish researchers.
A virtual patient developer, fertility researcher and a kaupapa Māori health research group are amongst the seven health winners honoured at the 2018 Research Honours Aotearoa awards.