New Zealand was not alone in having a tough winter with New South Wales statistics showing that the state’s emergency departments had the busiest winter on record.
A fourth UK supermarket chain has announced it will ban the sale of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under the age of 16.
Wellington men with pre-diabetes are being sought to trial a new supplement that University of Otago researchers say could be a “gamechanger” in preventing diabetes.
A disgraced doctor who faked documents because he was "so desperate to get to New Zealand" has been let off without a sentence.
A decision to widen access to Truvada to prevent infection with HIV is a great opportunity to reduce transmission rates of HIV infections in New Zealand, says PHARMAC Chief Executive Sarah Fitt.
Just published research on how much added sugar Kiwis’ consume has surprised researchers as being not as bad as feared – though having a sweet tooth is still an issue, particularly for younger people.
The total economic cost of the Havelock North gastro outbreak in August last year has been estimated at more than $21 million, according to a report released last month.
Lester Levy is stepping down in the New Year as chair of all three district health boards in Auckland - earlier than planned because of his new role on the Ministerial Advisory Group.