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Ryder Ruled Out Of Tri-Series

Ryder Ruled Out Of Tri-Series

Wellington, July 21 NZPA - Injury-prone New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been ruled out of next month's one-day international tri-series Sri Lanka because of an elbow injury.

Kiwis Urged To Fulfil Fred's Vision

Kiwis Urged To Fulfil Fred's Vision

Specsavers National Eye Care Day - Saturday 24 July 2010 Kiwis booking an eye test this Saturday will be doing much more than just keeping their eye health in check, they will be making a life-changing contribution to the tens of thousands of needlessly blind people in the Pacific.

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.

Golf: Creamer Comes Out On Top

Golf: Creamer Comes Out On Top

Paula Creamer’s 3-under par to win the U.S. Women’s Open was better than many, including myself predicted. However as was suggested in my previous post, the forecasted wet weather could make for easier scoring. Which indeed turned out to be the case.

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.