An Auckland firm has won a $409,000 research grant – from a United States consortium with a US Army contract – to help develop a world-class skin replacement treatment for burns patients.
Tooth decay in children at age five can be predicted by testing their saliva at age one, ground-breaking research has found, raising questions about what age to start oral health care.
A just published survey found most Kiwis know the risk factors for lung cancer and melanoma but few can recall risk factors for cervical, breast and bowel cancer.
Research shows alarming rates of vitamin D deficiency in South Island women and their babies.
Screening patients for life-threatening abdominal aneurysms by analysing their patient record data successfully led to 36 people being diagnosed, reports an Auckland research trial.
More people are seeking advice on gender reassignment surgery, a new Wellington study indicates, and better societal awareness could be behind the rise.
Nurses and GPs could improve their delivery of care to newly-diagnosed diabetes patients by listening more, repeating less and co-ordinating better, a New Zealand research study has found.