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A life-saving weapon in the fight against cancer just got $800,000 closer to reality in New Zealand.
A young woman who spent her short life fighting against sexual violence has died from cancer, aged 19.
Ten-year-old Thomas Morrison loves the water, but, until recently, going to the beach hasn't been an option.
Westport will get a new $20 million health centre, with 12 beds to replace the existing Buller Hospital.
A novel and "exciting" treatment for prostate cancer is being trialled by a private radiology group in Auckland.
Tens of thousands of "blank template" letters have been left out of ACC's official reporting on how many claims it approves or declines.
A penny for your thoughts may turn out to be well worth it, after a study from Otago University found that mindfulness apps can improve users' mental well-being.
A surgical mesh crisis is "not being taken seriously" by the Government, which has all but reneged on a promise to establish a register for the controversial product, advocates say.
OPINION: How hard is dentistry? I think I could, with instruction, figure out an x-ray machine before morning tea and I doubt that mastering the drilling would take more than a few weeks.
The company behind herbal-based arthritis remedy Arthrem is facing financial difficulties, after a Medsafe alert on the product earlier this year.
New Zealand's first flexible operating theatre has been winning the war against bacteria - using silver coated glass.
University students say they are on suicide watch for friends and flatmates as demand for on-campus counselling grows.
It was New Zealand's worst public health disaster, with more than 9000 deaths in about eight weeks. The misnamed "Spanish Flu" killed about 50 million people and infected hundreds of millions after it spread around the world in 1918-19. It killed almost three times as many as World War I, which lasted for four years.
The Government is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in a raft of scientific research projects.