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Little use in keeping a low-carb diet
Little use in keeping a low-carb diet

I'm tired of the debate about what we should eat being framed as "fat vs sugar". Just cutting carbs or fat is no guarantee…

Khloe Kardashian loses 15 kg and shares her secret

The 31-year-old reality TV star is addicted to working out because of how good it makes her feel and is thrilled with the…

Ebola vaccine could stop virus

An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work, scientists say.

Are you a perfectionist in the office? Beware of burning out

Workers who strive for perfection may not always make the best employees.

Travellers' Tips

Flight check: Dallas to Sydney Flight check: Dallas to Sydney

Winston Aldworth flies on the longest commercial flight…

Cheap and cheerful travel tips Cheap and cheerful travel tips

For last-minute travel plans on the cheap, Megan Singleton…

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Baby undergoes operation in womb
Baby undergoes operation in womb

A baby's life was saved by a pioneering operation carried out when she was still in her mother's womb.

No jab, no job for nurses
No jab, no job for nurses

Three Waikato Hospital nurses have been suspended for defying a controversial new policy forcing non-vaccinated workers…

Space suit helps Honor take control
Space suit helps Honor take control

4-year-old Honor Griffiths is learning to take her first steps thanks to a bungy-style suit originally used by Russian cosmonauts…

Human skin grown in Kiwi labs
Human skin grown in Kiwi labs

Kiwi scientists are investigating how human skin could be synthetically grown in a lab - something that could revolutionise…

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Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle
Wendyl Wants To Know: Less is more in wrap battle

On a quest to find store-bought wraps that don't have a strange chemical smell, Wendyl Nissen discovers…

Peter Lyons: Govt trading away health costs for what?

In simple terms it appears that NZ will need to pay more for our medicines in return for the possibility of greater access…

Feeling stressed? Get an aquarium

Watching tropical fish swim around a tank, it can seem like they don't have a care in the world.

Texting and walking? You look drunk

People who send text messages on the move are just like drunks, researchers have claimed.

Male menopause not a midlife crisis
Male menopause not a midlife crisis

It's a real problem that should be treated with testosterone replacement therapy, scientists say.

Red flags over psychiatrist's work led to fraud allegations

The medical worker who allegedly stole a US doctor's identity and became registered as a psychiatrist in the Waikato was…

YouTube star reveals depression battle

One of New Zealand's most popular YouTube stars, Shaaanxo, has made the revelation in a heartfelt video to fans.

Ladies, experts dish out your baby deadlines

Women who want a big family should start trying for a baby by the age of 23, experts warn - and those who want two children…

Youngest double hand transplant ever (+watch)

An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest US patient to receive a double-hand…

Paint to repel public peeing
Paint to repel public peeing

Late night revellers may think nothing of relieving themselves in public and now some walls are fighting…

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