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Why food rot is hot to trot
Why food rot is hot to trot

A little bit of rot is hot to trot these days. That is, food that has been intentionally fermented. And here's why.

Why some people survive Ebola

Even in Ebola-ravaged West Africa, not everyone dies from the virus. So why do some people escape, and not others?

The guide to 'eating for two'

regnant women are understandably confused. So, how do you strike the balance between nutrition and safety, when so many…

3D printer saves cancer patient's leg

Doctors have used a 3D printer to help save an Australian man from losing his leg to cancer. After Victoria man Len Chandler…

Travellers' Tips

Ageless adventures of intrepid travellers Ageless adventures of intrepid travellers

Venturing out and exploring the world can be enjoyable…

Lonely Planet gives NZ big tick Lonely Planet gives NZ big tick

NZ features in five of Lonely Planet's Top Travel…

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Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest

Drinkers reported better sexual function than teetotallers, while meat-eaters had a higher sperm density than vegetarians…

Nigeria's Ebola free - how did it do it?
Nigeria's Ebola free - how did it do it?

Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free - and doctors who survived credit heavy doses of a nasty home-made concoction with…

120 people remain on US Ebola watch-list
120 people remain on US Ebola watch-list

About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of…

Nigeria declared free of Ebola
Nigeria declared free of Ebola

Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free in a "spectacular success" in the battle to contain the spread of a virus that is devastating…

Health

Doctor unaware of refusal
Doctor unaware of refusal

A surgeon who operated on a former Jehovah's Witness who later died in hospital from blood loss was…

How birth season affects personality

Babies born in summer are more likely to suffer mood swings when they grow up, while those born in winter are less likely…

Scientists prove man flu is a real thing

Long dismissed as myth - scientists have found the man flu is a real thing, with men less resistant to pneumonia and other…

Blog: Let's ditch 'kids' food'

We need to ask the questions: Should children be eating the same as adults? And, if so, should we take kids' food off the…

British nurse beats Ebola, returns to work in Sierra Leone
British nurse beats Ebola, returns to work in Sierra Leone

A British nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has returned to the country after…

Former patients celebrate fundraiser

Family of former patients and staff at Starship Children's Hospital spent yesterday afternoon laughing and reminiscing about…

New York Marathon: Blonde leading the blind

TV One presenter Greg Boyed and I have co-trained blind Auckland runner Mike Lloyd for the New York Marathon on November…

Ebola 'could be definitive humanitarian disaster'

Aid agency Oxfam says Ebola could become the "definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation", as US President Barack…

Workplace workouts work

Companies that promote and help with health, fitness and wellness programmes in the workplace are wise to do so, says Dr…

Failures sped up Ebola spread
Failures sped up Ebola spread

The World Health Organisation bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal…

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Exercise

On the move
On the move

Measuring your fitness levels with advanced tracking gadgets is growing ever popular — and it’s not just for tech-heads…

This fitness fad's out of puff
'Healthy' marketing for sports drinks opposed
Sutton gets to play it cool
Does 'magic weightloss' work?
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