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.
Warning labels aimed at pregnant women will be added to all
alcohol products in New Zealand and Australia.
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