Advertisements based on flimsy evidence are being promoted to health care professionals, a study has found.
Five-year-old faces more tests to see if she will be able to eat.
A Chinese entrepreneur is donating $10 million for cancer research to the University of Auckland, the largest in the health faculty's 50 year history.
Couples struggling through IVf treatment can now screen their embryos before implantation to try and avoid miscarriage or an abnormal pregnancy.
Amid the rush of irrigation schemes, will economic considerations trump environmental values?
Danny Bedingfield's mother insisted he get a health check up. That check up discovered an aggressive form of cancer.
A British scientist has found that New Zealand blackcurrants might just be the ticket to get the heart pumping.
A Taranaki youngster with a brain disability is learning to swim.
The kids at Camp Quality have one thing in common, they have all survived cancer.
A Canadian paediatrician says denying children immunisation, is like denying them the right to grow up.
Baby Mason receives good news.
Kiwi scientists investigating how to harness a hormone that suppresses appetites.
Recruiting woes leads to hospital staffing changes
Cystic fibrosis community pays the price for lack of funding for new medicine.
East Aucklanders miss out on funded birthing classes. But others are still funded in a new move by the DHB.
A mother has died after she was denied a pap smear because she was "too young" to need it.
A Taranaki teenager has won an appeal against an ACC decision to deny him cover for cerebral palsy.
Taranaki health bosses are defending their record on elective surgery numbers after questions were raised.
Half of your workmates may be off sick but there's some good news about the flu season.
An 'out of the blue' bequest was a funding cornerstone.
Christchurch man convicted of sex offences against young boys can reapply for medical registration.
Thousands are turned away from specialist medical appointments, despite being referred by their GP.
Thousands of patients have stumbled at the first hurdle on their way to surgery during the past five years.
An Invercargill mum says a simple eye test might have saved her daughter's vision after she was diagnosed with a rare condition.
The number of circumcisions has decreased in the Waikato, with many people put off by the cost.
MidCentral District Health Board is through the first phase of implementing changes to mental health and addiction services.
Rare disease sufferer tired of Government's "buck-passing" over her potentially fatal condition.
For the first time since being formed in 2001, the Hutt Valley District Health Board will be run by a clinician.
A Wellington grocer was unlucky enough to be Chinese during a leprosy panic in 1903.
A sponsorship programme for Kiwi kids is helping a Northland teen battle cancer.