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Eggs link with high cholesterol quashed

Eating eggs is unlikely to raise blood cholesterol levels and increase risk of heart disease, new reports reveal.

New Hospice Waikato extension opened

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new Hospice Waikato extension in Hamilton.

Latest innovations in stroke prevention showcased

Latest innovations in stroke prevention, treatment and care will be showcased in Melbourne this week as some of the world’s greatest and leading emerging minds in stroke come together.

2015 World Cup games not captioned

Rugby is the game of our nation and we love to follow it and support our boys in black!

New study to identify genetic link with obesity and diabetes

The largest ever study to identify genes that predispose New Zealanders to obesity and type-2 diabetes was announced today by the Maurice Wilkins Centre at the annual Queenstown Research Week.

Mike King to host public panel discussion on assisted suicide

Mental health advocate and social commentator Mike King will MC a multidisciplinary public panel discussion of experts who believe that legalising assisted suicide would put some of our most vulnerable people at risk.

Mothers welcome new breastfeeding app

Mothers and health professionals have welcomed a new smart phone app because it provides "one source of information all on one app, reducing the need for lots of resources."

Pollen explosion on its way, hay fever rates on the rise

While most people will be celebrating the end of what has been a long, cold winter, a third of the country will be clinging to their tissue boxes in preparation for the arrival of their seasonal allergic rhinitis - or hay fever.

Otago Polytechnic helping support those living with cancer

Otago Polytechnic is again showing its support for those living with, or affected by cancer, by being principal sponsor of the Otago Polytechnic Cancer Society Spring Ball. The well supported event will take place on 4 September, 2015.

Progress being made in Pacific health

A new report on the health of Pacific people shows good progress is being made in some areas, Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says.