Kiwi scientists believe they have identified a toxic bug that causes bowel cancer - a discovery that could lead to the development of a life-saving vaccine or early detection test.
Research looking at the best ways to help people with osteoarthritis to get fit in preparation for hip or knee surgery has been awarded Health Research Council funding.
New study shows that the KickStart Breakfast programme making a difference to children’s health.
Findings from the country’s largest ever study of bowel cancer have shown that Māori and Pacific patients have worse bowel cancer survival rates than other Kiwis.
Improving youth mental health is an increasing priority of policymakers, researchers and politicians. Jody Hopkinson reports on a research project looking at what wellbeing means to youth.
Emergency Department (ED) workers are exposed to such frequent and high levels of violence, that being on the receiving end of death threats, offensive sexual abuse and hitting, go unreported and are simply accepted as part of the job, a new study has found. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
A ‘timely reminder’ that viral conjunctivitis is the most common eye infection so doesn’t require to antibiotics, has been given by Australian eye researchers.
A demanding job increases the risk of premature death in men with heart disease or diabetes, a major review of cohort studies involving more than 100,000 people has found.