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Chicken nuggets just 37% real deal
Chicken nuggets just 37% real deal

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.

Concern over number of beds for aged residential care

Some West Coast District Health Board staff are worried Westport won't have enough hospital and aged residential care beds…

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
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
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 than their younger…

Financial support for organ donors on the cards
Financial support for organ donors on the cards

A bill which would increase financial support for organ donors while they are recuperating passed its first reading tonight…

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Research reveals downsides of top
Research reveals downsides of top

Ten years ago, Catherine Salway was brand director at Virgin, jetting between LA, New York and London…

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…

'Never too young for cancer'

A mother-of-three who has advanced bowel cancer is pleading with other young parents to ''trust their instincts'' about…

HPV linked to pregnancy complications
HPV linked to pregnancy complications

A landmark New Zealand study has linked human papilloma virus with several pregnancy complications including…

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

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

When is the worst time to eat?

Scientists are getting closer to understanding why people indulge after dark and to determining whether those nighttime…

Can you know too much about your body?

While counting calories is common, a new trend is taking health-tracking to extremes. But can you know too much about how…

60,000 Kiwis suffer from dementia
60,000 Kiwis suffer from dementia

One person around the globe develops dementia every three seconds, a new report has revealed.

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