A just published Taranaki study indicates obese children and teenagers are significantly more likely to have issues with their emotional health and wellbeing, reports the New Zealand Herald.
A new medicine that will help young children with cystic fibrosis digest their food more easily is now being funded by PHARMAC. Creon Micro, supplied by Mylan, is a modified-release granule formulation of pancreatic enzymes....
A new Budget programme will fund 15 health promotion officers to promote healthy diet and 110 physical activity advisers in schools.
Children growing up in disadvantaged homes are more likely to need anti-psychotic medication, new research has found.
A programme tailored for obese kids has yielded some promising results, with children reporting better physical and emotional health after just a year.
Southern District Health Board has come under fire over its resistance to a potential Ronald McDonald House in Dunedin.
Parents of infants, early childhood educators and doctors need to be more vigilant in identifying the early stages of meningococcal disease according to health experts. The call comes as a new Institute of Environmental Science...