Glow-in-the-dark zebrafish in a lab are overturning 100 years of medical thought about a vital bodily system, opening the door to future possible therapies for a painful chronic disorder, and to a better understanding of how cancer spreads.
Dr Peng Du, who is leading the world with his development of devices that help in the fast, reliable diagnosis and treatment of gut problems, has won the Prime Minister’s 2018 MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize.
People are invited to have their say on New Zealand's health research priorities, with consultation now open.
Experts are calling for tighter restrictions on some mental health drugs following new figures that reveal an alarming number of people have died after taking them.
A global study has compared levels of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in sewage samples from around the world, and the findings suggest New Zealand is among the least-exposed countries.
Immigrants to high income countries, such as New Zealand, are facing health issues due to strict immigration policies. By Ruby Harfield.
New research suggests the criteria for patients to be fast-tracked for suspected bowel cancer needs to be improved to avoid delays in diagnosis. By Ruby Harfield.
Māori and Pasifika health experts have spoken of racism, feeling "token" and ignored after being selected to take part in health advisory groups.
A new study of more than half a million children has found no link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination and autism.