Taking 'statin for brain' in 30s could beat dementia
Taking 'statin for brain' in 30s could beat dementia

A common cancer drug may prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease and could be given to people in their 30s to stop dementia…

Ten-minute saliva cancer test that will be taken at home
Ten-minute saliva cancer test that will be taken at home

A 10-minute cancer test that can be taken at home using just a drop of saliva is being developed by scientists. David Wong…

Why is everyone raving about turmeric?
Why is everyone raving about turmeric?

Hi Sandra, everyone seems to be raving about turmeric, why? What are the benefits and what's the best way to consume it?…

Interview with Simone Anderson Pretscherer after impressive weight loss
video Interview with Simone Anderson Pretscherer after impressive weight loss

Simone Anderson Pretscherer, 24, from Auckland, went from 168kgs to 83kgs in just 11 months.

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Woman starts website after losing 92kg
Woman starts website after losing 92kg

The nanny and make-up artist has now lost a total of 92kg and has set up a website to inspire others…

Terminally ill Kiwi ticking off bucket list

Terminally ill New Zealander Andy Rahman is set to tick the biggest item off his bucket list - getting married to the love…

Uber to pay $42m to settle safety lawsuit

Uber says it will pay $42.7 million to settle two safety lawsuits.

Sweat and ice cream: How to get a bikini body

They've reached the half way point of Instagram fitness star Kayla Itsines' Bikini Body Guide. Six weeks in, it's been far…

Household chores that burn calories
Household chores that burn calories

No time to get to the gym? Cleaning house could be the answer to a fitter new you.

Do electric toothbrushes damage teeth?

Lauded as a revolution in teeth cleaning, electric brushes may do more damage than good.

Why I hated going to Granny's house

As a teen, I couldn't have explained why, because I've only just figured it out, writes Verity Johnson.

Double blow strikes family

Natasha Woolf was reeling when her teen daughter was diagnosed with a rare debilitating condition. Then she found out she…

'I try to not look too far into the future'

After beating cancer Jake Bailey doesn't want to let what he's been through define him: "For me, this is just an opportunity…

Jake Bailey: Nurse convinced me to give 'that' speech
Jake Bailey: Nurse convinced me to give 'that' speech

WATCH: The Christchurch Boys High School senior has vowed to use his experiences in beating cancer to…

Six surprising signs of heart disease

The seemingly insignificant ailments that are actually common symptoms of the world's biggest killer.

video CDC: Expect 'significant number' of Zika cases

CDC Director Thomas Frieden told a congressional committee that the U.S. should expect to see "significant numbers" of infections…

Jake Bailey: The headline I didn't want

EXCLUSIVE: Inspirational teen tells Mike Hosking he's taking it one day at a time since beating cancer.

Target dads, says jab study

New Zealand fathers-to-be are nearly twice as likely as their pregnant partners to be undecided about immunisation before…

Battling a shock cancer diagnosis in your 20s
Battling a shock cancer diagnosis in your 20s

She's a young woman battling the big C but is determined to ease the way for others in their 20s facing…

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