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Cardac Surgery Rates On The Rise, Waiting Times Decrease

Cardac Surgery Rates On The Rise, Waiting Times Decrease

Cardiothoracic surgery throughput has reached an all time high at Waikato Hospital with more than 500 procedures completed in the last financial year.

Doctor Denies Altering Records To Get More Funding

Doctor Denies Altering Records To Get More Funding

Auckland, July 13 NZPA - An Auckland doctor strongly denies altering hundreds of medical records to "secure more money from the taxpayer", his lawyer said at his trial today.

Doctor Accused Of Defrauding Health Ministry Of $1.3 Million

Doctor Accused Of Defrauding Health Ministry Of $1.3 Million

Auckland, July 13 NZPA - A doctor altered hundreds of medical records to "secure more money from the taxpayer" , a court was told today.

NZ Scientists Adapt Sheep Stomachs For Skin Repair

Wellington, July 10 NZPA - New Zealand's privately held tissue regeneration company, Mesynthes Ltd, has found a new way to make sheep-farming pay -- it is seeking United States Food and Drug Administrative endorsement for a patented wound-healing mix it makes from lamb stomachs.

Delany Set For Surprise Comeback

Delany Set For Surprise Comeback

Injured All Black Mike Delany is set for a sooner-than-expected return to provincial rugby which could put him in contention for the end-of-year grand slam tour.

No News Is No News For Morbidly Obese

No News Is No News For Morbidly Obese

Two women denied life-saving anti-obesity surgery are still waiting for answers from their respective health boards.

Drug Discoverers Need $US1m Investment

By Kent Atkinson of NZPA

Wellington, July 3 NZPA - New Zealand researchers who have made a breakthrough discovery of a chemical which can reverse damage done to hearing by excessive noise say they now need a commercial partner.

NZ Research Points To Drug To Repair Ear Damage

NZ Research Points To Drug To Repair Ear Damage

By Kent Atkinson of NZPA

Wellington, July 2 NZPA - Auckland University researchers have shown a potent new drug may reverse hearing loss caused by prolonged exposure to loud noise at work, at rock concerts, or listening to MP3 players.

Man Lives After Shot In Face

Man Lives After Shot In Face

A 20 year old man received facial injuries after he was shot during a confrontation in WAIROA.

Unusual NZ Testicular Cancer Trends Revealed In New Study

Unusual NZ Testicular Cancer Trends Revealed In New Study

New Zealand has different patterns of testicular cancer occurrence compared to the rest of the developed world, particularly in relation to ethnicity, but also socio-economic status according to a new study from the University of Otago, Wellington.