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Freak beach accident could help paralysed patients walk
Freak beach accident could help paralysed patients walk

A freak accident at Bondi beach more than a decade ago has led to a medical breakthrough that could allow paralysed patients…

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…

Travellers' Tips

Travel tidbits and deals of the week (+WIN) Travel tidbits and deals of the week (+WIN)

We bring you some of the best travel deals going -…

Travel: An ageless adventure Travel: An ageless adventure

Venturing out and exploring the world can be enjoyable…

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3D printer saves cancer patient's leg
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…

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…

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Ebola seminar for NZ healthcare workers
Ebola seminar for NZ healthcare workers

Hundreds of healthcare workers from Auckland and surrounding areas will attend a seminar on the 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…

Doctor unaware of refusal

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

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
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…

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

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

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'
Ebola 'could be definitive humanitarian disaster'

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

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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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