New University of Otago research suggests a need for greater monitoring of pharmaceutical advertising in New Zealand to ensure that the therapeutic claims they make are justified.
The Minister of Health's announcement of the introduction within two years of a new test for cervical cancer to replace the current screening method poses a risk to "our well-established, high-quality" screening programme, ...
An effective national bowel screening programme involving a single test, a sigmoidoscopy, could be introduced in New Zealand within 12 months.
New University of Otago research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today shows that the young "organ donors of the future" lack the knowledge that could help lift New Zealand's rates of organ donation.
Low bone density is very uncommon in patients with coeliac disease, according to new research from the University of Auckland.
New research from Massey University shows community water fluoridation remains cost effective, despite an overall reduction in the average number of decayed teeth in both fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities.
New Zealand is lagging behind in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, compared to Australia and internationally.
More than half of healthy New Zealand pre-school children are carriers of Staphylococcus aureus, and one in six hosts Streptococcus pyogenes in their nostrils, throat or crook of the arm, according to new research from the ...
Professor Boyd Swinburn's recent article in the New Zealand Medical Journal clearly identifying that New Zealand children are continuing to get more obese is no great surprise.
Infertility is common amongst women aged 25–50 years in the south of New Zealand and significant health resources go towards helping them become mothers, new University of Otago research suggests.