Sausage and eggs don't mix
Sausage and eggs don't mix

Researchers have found a link between frequent consumption of processed meats and lower fertilisation in men, writes Niki…

'Sexist banter' is bad for your health
'Sexist banter' is bad for your health

Sexist "banter" in the workplace can be bad for women's health, according to a study. Research found condescending comments…

How pregnancy makes you sick decades later
How pregnancy makes you sick decades later

From morning sickness to swollen ankles and high blood pressure, pregnancy certainly takes its toll on a woman's health. But…

Counting calories? Don't bother
Counting calories? Don't bother

Doctors are being urged to promote the powerful benefit of healthy food rather than focusing on calories and handing out…

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Vitamin D sparks movement in bowel health
Vitamin D sparks movement in bowel health

Vitamin D could play an important role in bowel problems, new research from the University of Auckland…

Parkinson's 'burns out' brain cells

Brains cells affected by Parkinson's disease die prematurely because they are prone to burning out "like an overheating…

'He was a lovely boy'

Two senior school sports games on Auckland's North Shore have been rescheduled to let friends of a Long Bay College student…

The ages of 21st century man

Chris Moss deconstructs the seven ages of modern manhood. But which one provides the most satisfaction and happiness?

Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?
Wendyl Wants To Know: Chicken nuggets? Where's the chicken?

I've looked at chicken nuggets before but never have I seen a packet which contains so little chicken…

video Honey proves to be a natural way to control acne

New Zealand researchers have shown that a kanuka honey formulation can help control acne.

Is female viagra a fizzer?

As the drug dubbed 'female Viagra' gets the green light, Rowan Pelling worries we're in danger of swallowing more than just…

Pregnant mums still drinking

About 20 per cent of women continue to drink alcohol after finding out they are pregnant - with some reporting having four…

Mum's hormones affect child's maths skills

A hormone deficiency in mothers increases the chances of their children being bad at maths, research has shown. Children…

Fat study: First-borns beware
Fat study: First-borns beware

A study led by a Kiwi academic has found that first-born women are 40 per cent more likely to be obese…

Research reveals downsides of top

Ten years ago, Catherine Salway was brand director at Virgin, jetting between LA, New York and London, earning a six-figure…

Too many men at work make women ill

'Token' females at work suffer unhealthy levels of stress, according to new research.

Party time for brave little Skyla

Skyla was excited to start school this year. Instead she's undergoing 45 days of radiotherapy treatment at Starship Hospital…

Three generations linked by single womb

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother…

Psychiatric patient's haunting photos
Psychiatric patient's haunting photos

A photographer has documented her stay at a psychiatric hospital in a series of striking black and white…

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Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends

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