More people are seeking advice on gender reassignment surgery, a new Wellington study indicates, and better societal awareness could be behind the rise.
A Southland woman whose daughter died of ovarian cancer after nine GPs failed to diagnose the disease has made an emotional plea to MPs for doctors to be more accountable.
The current funding structure for cochlear implants condemns most adults to a future life without hearing, say advocates who are calling for funding to be increased.
For people with autism, life can be a challenge. Young people with autism in particular often face a lonely and isolated existence as they struggle to understand their emotions, thoughts and feelings.
A Tauranga mum says funding is needed for a medical device which monitors her diabetic son's blood sugar levels overnight.
A Dunedin woman is dying of cancer and her doctor's competence to practise will likely be reviewed.
Blokes all around the world will begin to sport a hairy top lip as Movember kicks off again tomorrow in an effort to raise awareness about men's health issues.