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Rugby: Doctor calls for sport concussion law
Rugby: Doctor calls for sport concussion law

Australian injury expert believes legislation needed to protect young brains.

Gene find gives hope for prostate cancer

Thousands of men with advanced prostate cancer have been given new hope of a cure after scientists discovered the genetic…

Seales trial to explore suicide in light of bill of rights

Ahead of Lecretia Seales' euthanasia legal battle, two experts say there's a strong case the law here doesn't stop doctors…

Breakthrough offers hope for prostate cancer cure

Scientists discover genetic background to disease - and treatments are already available.

Travellers' Tips

Room check: 1888 Hotel, Sydney Room check: 1888 Hotel, Sydney

Graham Reid stays at "the world's first Instagram…

Kia ora: Kawhia Kia ora: Kawhia

Lovely harbour has a rich history and top fish and…

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Dad made me eat junk food for 10 days
Dad made me eat junk food for 10 days

Student Tom Spector explains how he became a McDonald's regular, and why his diet might help to cure obesity.

Funding for bowel checks 'pathetic'
Funding for bowel checks 'pathetic'

Bowel cancer screening will be extended beyond the original four years in Auckland's north and west, but there won't be…

Allergic to partner's semen
Allergic to partner's semen

It seems absurd for people to be allergic to semen - the basis of human reproduction. But an expert says he's found that…

How eating different brands of the same food could be encouraging you to eat more
How eating different brands of the same food could be encouraging you to eat more

Research has established that, over time, we learn to associate the flavour of a food with its energy content. This learning…

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Why a preschooler suddenly went mute
Why a preschooler suddenly went mute

When that voice suddenly goes away, you become desperate to hear it. When our son stopped talking, our…

Cancer breast pic goes viral

A mother diagnosed with breast cancer has posed a picture of the “subtle dimples” that were the only outward sign of her…

Child mortality report questioned

Save the Children's 2015 Mother's Index Rankings has New Zealand's risk of maternal death as 36 per cent higher than Australia's…

Dita De Boni: Let's give dispossessed a chance to dream

After some confusion about Whanau Ora, Dita De Boni visited a provider to better understand the initiative.

Mothers should get better care in NZ - expert
Mothers should get better care in NZ - expert

New Zealand should be one of the safest places in the world to give birth but we lag behind other countries…

School bullying can have fatal effects - research

Being bullied at school has effects on the body that last for decades and can shorten a person's life, new research suggests…

3D printed human skin is the next big thing in beauty

Bioprinted human skin has been on the scene for some time but cosmetics company L'Oreal is hoping to get into the game.

HIV stigma is the real killer

HIV stigma is a plague that continues to follow the gay community, more than 30 years after the AIDS crisis emerged, writes…

'Mom bods' hit back at men

Women have hit back at the rising 'dad bod' trend by sharing pictures of their own bodies, in all their curvy, healthy glory…

Doc left phone inside after C-section
Doc left phone inside after C-section

A Jordanian woman claims a doctor left his mobile phone in her abdomen after delivering her baby by…

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