A popular hormone treatment given to pregnant women to stop them having their babies too early does not work and is a waste of time, a new study has found.
Harwood, a University of Auckland clinical researcher focused on tackling some of the biggest health inequities in our society, has just been awarded this year's L'Oreal Unesco Women in Science New Zealand Fellowship.
Researchers are sounding alarms over young people smoking cannabis, as the incoming government promises a referendum on legalising the drug.
Outspoken Northland GP Lance O'Sullivan is backing ''120 per cent'' a study claiming doctors' failure to listen to patients is one of the key factors delaying the diagnosis of rheumatic fever in Northland Maori.
New research recently published in the Antioxidants journal, suggests taurine supplementation taken after exercise, may help improve the rate of muscle recovery.
Australian researchers say they've discovered a drug that has the potential to prevent obesity in children born to overweight mums.