A University of Otago researcher fears the soaring rates of alcohol purchases during lockdown may result in more babies being born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) next year. Associate Professor Anita Gibbs says the...
A new study of more than half a million children has found no link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination and autism.
Just as pregnant women are settling down for the evening, their babies kick into party mode. Now a University of Auckland-led study shows it is entirely normal in late pregnancy for babies to be more active in the evening and bedtime, and that babies’ movements tend to keep getting stronger even as they come to term.
A major cause of New Zealand’s high rates of obesity has been mapped in a world-first study.
Probiotics could help women avoid postnatal depression, a New Zealand study has found.
New research could spell good news for shift workers and those who suffer from jet lag.
Australian researchers say they've discovered a drug that has the potential to prevent obesity in children born to overweight mums.
A Kiwi researcher has found there is little science to the belief that one of the costs women bear for having multiple children is poor teeth.
A wide survey of New Zealand workplaces by researchers from Massey University’s Healthy Work Group has found more than one-quarter of employees feel depressed much of the time and half of workers say their...
New findings from a landmark New Zealand-led study have provided the missing evidence needed to potentially change the way doctors treat the world’s most common form of respiratory illness.