Every year in New Zealand around 4,000 people develop a blood clot in a vein. This article looks at venous thromboembolism – in particular why pregnancy puts women at increased risk – and how to help prevent, diagnose and treat pregnancy-associated venous blood clots.
A Whangārei medical practice is believed to be the only one in the district to introduce video consultation for registered patients with minor illnesses.
Nanogirl, the science educator Michelle Dickinson, looks at recent research on how shift work affects the gut and health of shift workers.
Hospital staff nationwide are being abused daily with reports of death threats, nurses being punched in the face and wrists being broken.