Health

Thousands protest hospital funding cuts Thousands protest hospital funding cuts

An estimated 2500 people showed up to protest proposed…

Makeovers an inner boost for cancer sufferers Makeovers an inner boost for cancer sufferers

After being diagnosed with cancer, Tracy Judd understood…

More Health
'Sniff test' may help detect autism - research
'Sniff test' may help detect autism - research

A simple sniffing test could determine if children have autism even before they are able to speak, researchers say.

Drinking orange juice may raise risk of skin cancer - research
Drinking orange juice may raise risk of skin cancer - research

Drinking just two glasses of orange juice a day could increase your risk of getting the deadliest form of skin cancer.

How scientists can pinpoint an exact time of death
How scientists can pinpoint an exact time of death

Austrian scientists have come up with a method that allows calculation of the time of death even after ten days.

Anorexia relapse sparks novel
Anorexia relapse sparks novel

With her positive messages and dark themes, Louise O’Neill is leading a new wave of young adult fiction that appeals to…

Health & Wellbeing

Is this the world's most dangerous drink?
Is this the world's most dangerous drink?

Devotees say raw milk is the ultimate health food. So why do scientists think it’s so toxic?

Runner goes the distance

Eugene Bingham describes how running helps him find freedom - freedom to quit worrying and be happy.

Wendyl Wants To Know: Home-made's still best, but this one comes close

This pre-made garlic bread will do if you're running late, writes Wendyl Nissen, but it doesn't beat one you'd make yourself…

Five things the ancient Greeks can teach us about medicine today

Although we now have a far more detailed and accurate picture of medicine, the ancient Greeks can help us think through…

Do you suffer post-party ‘hangxiety’?
Do you suffer post-party ‘hangxiety’?

Increasing numbers of people say they feel panicky and paranoid after drinking. New terms 'hangxiety'…

Is marriage making you fat?

Marriage can boost your health in a number of ways but it appears there is one measure where it lets you down – your waistline…

More wishes granted for charity thanks to big funding boost

When doctors told Kavanna Jade she might not live to see her 14th birthday she made a bucket list to take her mind off her…

How demand for health supplements is harming the environment

Growing demand for omega-3 health supplements is leaving Antarctic waters short of krill, according to a marine conservation…

Is depression a mental or physical illness?

Most people feel down, tired and inactive when they're injured or ill. This "sickness behaviour" is caused by the activation…

Dita de Boni: Beating obesity? Fat chance
Dita de Boni: Beating obesity? Fat chance

A sugar tax is out according to Dr Jonathan Coleman who says there's no evidence it works. That's wrong…

Humans getting taller and smarter

An international study found that those born to parents from diverse genetic backgrounds tend to be taller and have sharper…

Teachers win right to ban junk food

In a move that has fired up parents, teachers in the UK have won the right to inspect pupils’ lunchboxes and confiscate…

Opinion: Model’s dangerous message

Miranda Kerr's new baby-care recommendation is dangerous. So dangerous that it could cost lives, writes Amy Stockwell.

Lee Suckling: My year without caffeine

It's one year to the week since Lee Suckling had his last proper cup of coffee. He explains why - and how - he kicked the…

What is making Kiwis fatter?
What is making Kiwis fatter?

An over-supply of high-energy, high-calorie foods in many countries has been today shown by New Zealand…

Health & Wellbeing Archives

Nutrition

Paul Little: Fizzy drinks are poisoning our kids
Paul Little: Fizzy drinks are poisoning our kids

Change needs to come from the boardrooms of the people who produce the sugary food which is slowly poisoning our children…

Jack Tame: Nutrition rules not set in stone
Niki Bezzant: Consign paleo to the past
Fasting can help with stress
Why do nutrition celebrities have so much pull?
More Nutrition

Nicky Park

Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends
Nicky Park: Good neighbours, good friends

Nicky Park has found people in New Zealand very responsive to a forward approach of getting to know neighbours - moreso…

Top five yum cha spots in Auckland
Nicky Park: Cannes 2014 - Best dressed
Met Gala: Best, worst dressed
Nicky Park: Life & Style - this week's best bits
More Nicky Park
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.

Send

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 06 Jul 2015 03:32:37 Processing Time: 29ms