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PM thanks staff at launch of historic vaccine campaign

Prime Minister and Ministers announce nationwide Covid vaccine campaign at Grafton campus.

Contraceptive pill for men in final development stage

A male contraceptive pill that "blocks sperm" and increases libido is about to enter what could be the final stage of development in a major medical breakthrough.

Drug testing shows Kiwis using $8.9 million in illicit substances each week

Illicit drugs detected in New Zealand's wastewater in the last few months would have generated almost $500 million of criminal profit over a year. And on average Kiwis use $8.9 million worth of drugs each...

Coffee and Your Brain

The morning, mid-morning and afternoon coffee routine – the caffeine rush known to us all as a positive hit when feeling sluggish – might not be as great as you think. The University of Arkansas...

Opinion: Kyle MacDonald – My concerns about Mental Health Awareness Week

Psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald on why he feels "deeply conflicted" about Mental Health Awareness Week.

Remove profit motive from tobacco to deal with mass addiction, researchers urge

Governments worldwide need to create non-profit supply systems for tobacco and nicotine products because of their potential to cause significant and avoidable harm, researchers from the University of Otago say. In an article in the...

Link found between rape and breathing problems

Rape and sexual trauma may have long-lasting consequences for physical health as well as mental health, University of Otago researchers have found. The team of researchers, led by respiratory specialist Professor Bob Hancox (left) and...

Radiotherapy hope for prostate cancer

A targeted form of radiotherapy can cure prostate cancer in men whose disease was previously thought to be incurable, research suggests.

Personal trauma leads to breakthrough in stress-related illness relief

Insomnia, anxiety and depression can plague people for years but Kanji has revealed how he treated his own debilitating illnesses and now hopes to help others. Life stresses and childhood trauma can cause a build...

How to reduce work stress and prevent burnout

How did those new year's resolutions work out for you? Old habits will have already returned for many – you're not alone if you've already stopped using that new gym membership. Similarly, you're in good...

DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...
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