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Fund Botox for migraine patients, say specialists

Health experts are calling on district health board bosses to cover Botox treatment for people suffering from chronic migraines.

More seek gender reassignment surgery information, Wellington study finds

More people are seeking advice on gender reassignment surgery, a new Wellington study indicates, and better societal awareness could be behind the rise.

Clothing swap for multiple sclerosis support

Clothing will be scattered across the tables and new wardrobes will be created next weekend in support of multiple sclerosis sufferers.

Grieving mother Margaret Dynes calls for independent body to monitor GPs

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 financial and emotional toll of IVF

IVF is not easy and it's not a solution. Not everyone wins the baby lottery and gets a take home baby.

Urgent call for increased cochlear implant funding

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.

Enrich+ Spectrum Energy provide much needed support for autism

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.

Tauranga mum in funding plea for son’s medical monitor

A Tauranga mum says funding is needed for a medical device which monitors her diabetic son's blood sugar levels overnight.

Dunedin doctor missed 43mm mass – now this patient is dying of cancer

A Dunedin woman is dying of cancer and her doctor's competence to practise will likely be reviewed.

Colleagues’ deaths inspire Movember campaign focusing on men’s health

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.
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