A pill dubbed the female Viagra gives only 'minimal' benefits
- and causes tiredness, nausea and dizziness, new analysis
The first use of New Zealand newborn baby bloodspot cards for
research has now been approved. Elspeth McLean, who has been
following developments surrounding the 46-year-old national
card collection for several years, updates the story.
Taking paracetamol while pregnant increases the risk of
behavioural problems in school-age children, according to a
new analysis of research which tracked children to age 11.
Children as young as 9 are joining weight-loss programmes in
a trend industry experts say will grow as children lead more
A new drug developed in New Zealand for the treatment of
secondary progressive multiple sclerosis has been granted a
patent in the United States.
Can Elmo make children like apples?
A contraceptive pill for men is a step closer to reality
following a discovery by US scientists.
Australians are paying a premium for so-called whitening
toothpastes that offer no extra benefits.
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