This year could be the worst on record for gay and bisexual men contracting HIV, the New Zealand Aids Foundation says.
Work is generally good for the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities, says the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
A public hearing on rules around the use of hydrogen peroxide as a dental whitener is expected to advance moves to stop pharmacies and other shops selling some over-the-counter products.
New Zealanders who do not have enough access to nutritious and affordable food have higher levels of distress than people who are well-fed, a new study has found.
Sanitarium has introduced a food labelling system to make it easier for consumers to identify what is in their food as the Government continue to mull over labelling changes.
The Pharmacy Guild is championing a new at-home bowel cancer screening kit, which has come under fire from the Ministry of Health and New Zealand doctors.
The number of New Zealand children being admitted to hospital with serious skin infections has almost doubled over the past two decades and could be linked to rising income inequalities, according to an Otago University researcher.
People are being urged to be vigilant if they suspect they could have measles after a new case was confirmed in Auckland late last week.
People who take a four-in-one combination pill daily could halve their heart disease and stroke risk, an international trial which received New Zealand funding has suggested.
A new $12 million fund will be used over the next four years to trial health innovations and new technologies, Health Minister Tony Ryall says.
Two new treatments for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis are to be funded by the Government's drug-buying agency Pharmac.
A Rotorua coroner has hit out at parents sharing their beds with babies, which he says is costing a life a week.
Consumers have been warned to steer clear of an instant coffee product, supposedly lifting up men's sexual energy.
The Government is being called on to do more to help autism sufferers, as Autism New Zealand pins hopes of saving its Waikato branch on a funding miracle.
The health impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes are about to come under scrutiny in a $600,000 research programme.
Wellington's new regional hospital has been described as a "wonderful facility" by Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) representatives, but the huge cost of servicing its debt will present challenges into the future.
Puzzled scientists are battling to identify why millions of Pacific oysters are dying in New Zealand waters.
Saint Clair is often regarded as this country's supreme maker of sauvignon blanc - it makes at least 16 different wines from Vicar's Choice, through the premium range, to the 12 individualistic, single vineyard Pioneer Block sauvignons to the Reserve range, one of which is reviewed here.
One of the world's oldest whiskies, which lay undiscovered in ice in the Antarctica for more than 100 years, could turn into a financial windfall for the Christchurch-based Antarctic Heritage Trust.
An 8-year-old boy wearing his pyjamas has been caught driving an SUV erratically around central Wellington early this morning.