Health

02:23
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder can be serious, but it takes a keen eye to see the difference between that and just being picky.

Is your child just a fussy eater - or is it something more serious?

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder - or ARFID - is a severe aversion to most types of food.

03:48
Dr Mary Birdsall was speaking about research that shows a drop in sperm counts.

'Keeping the boys cool' – fertility expert's tips for keeping your sperm count healthy

Dr Mary Birdsall was speaking about research that shows a drop in sperm counts.

00:19
They had originally asked to be allowed to take their son home to die.

Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard to spend final days in hospice

Charlie's mother, Connie Yates, left the courtroom in distress before the judge announced his decision.

01:46
Maddie Collins needs close to one million dollars for a life altering surgery.

Support flooding in for sick young Christchurch girl after life-saving donation turned out to be fake

Maddie Collins needs close to $1 million dollars for a life altering surgery.

02:47
Last year 59 people under the age of 19 took their own life.

Youth suicide caused more by modern social pressures than mental illness, study finds

Last year 59 people under the age of 19 in NZ took their own life.

01:32
The recent spate of deaths has left the woman shaken up and questioning her addiction’s impact on her family.

'I could end up dead' - Hamilton mother of six opens up about eight year synthetic cannabis addiction

The recent spate of deaths has left the woman shaken up and questioning her addiction's impact on her family.

01:33
Eight deaths in Auckland over the past month have been blamed on synthetic cannabis.

More than '75 per cent more potent than cannabis' – chemist's warning over deadly synthetic cannabis

Eight deaths in Auckland over the past month have been blamed on synthetic cannabis.

Synthetic cannabis seized in west Auckland raid.

Synthetic cannabis containing rat poison, horse tranquiliser and kitchen cleaner being sold in Hawke's Bay

Police say the chemicals are being sprayed on dried herbs from supermarkets.

00:28
The US Senator returned to the Capitol after suffering a serious health issue.

John McCain gets cheers as he arrives back to work after surgery for brain cancer

The US Senator returned to the Capitol after suffering a serious health issue.

00:25
They say they want a few days of 'tranquillity' outside the hospital.

'The parents' last wish is to take Charlie home for a few days of tranquility outside the hospital'

Charlie Gard's parents "have one final wish - to take him home, put him to bed and kiss him goodbye."

00:29
A link has been discovered between high levels of iron in the brain and cognitive decline.

Melbourne scientists make breakthrough in Alzheimer's disease research

A link has been discovered between high levels of iron in the brain and cognitive decline.

00:51
The substance has been linked to seven deaths in the past month, while six more people are seriously ill.

Experts called in after spate of synthetic cannabis illnesses and deaths in Auckland

Doctors believe the illnesses could be the result of a bad batch.

One in around 15 Kiwi gay or bisexual men has HIV, something the AIDS Foundation is trying to crack down on.

AIDS virus suppressed for more than eight years in girl after stopping anti-HIV medicines

The South African girls' case was revealed at an AIDS conference in Paris.

00:39
The PM says it’s not "business as usual" following the recent spate of synthetic cannabis deaths.

'We are not the police force' - Bill English urges personal responsibility after spate of synthetic cannabis deaths

"The most important thing here is that people do not take these illegal substances"

00:58
Professor Boyd Swinburn says the Government must take action to reduced childhood obesity.

Sugar tax 'clearly reduces consumption', particularly for children

Professor Boyd Swinburn says the Government must take action to reduced childhood obesity.

'NZ still in the grips of an obesity crisis' as too few healthy food policies introduced - experts

Auckland University research finds New Zealand needs major improvements in food policies.

02:07
Dr Lance O'Sullivan and a Taranaki iwi have set up the virtual clinic after Patea was left without a GP.

High-profile doctor and local iwi establish virtual medical clinic

Dr Lance O'Sullivan and a Taranaki iwi have set up the virtual clinic after Patea was left without a GP.

00:38
Figures show only 65 per cent of medical staff at DHBs have been immunised against influenza this year.

'Stop being heroes' - Doctors told to get the flu jab

Figures show that just 65 percent of medical staff at District Health Boards are immunised against the flu this year.

00:34
A National Cancer Agency would ensure consistent treatment for patients regardless of where they live.

Labour promises $20 million to ensure cancer treatment across all NZ regardless of location

"What really worries me is that cancer care can be a 'post code' lottery," Mr Little said.

'Social media has changed the game' for youth suicide as a political issue

Mike King believes it's allowing youth to confront politicians.

02:53
The outbreak, fuelled by Yemen's civil war, has killed nearly 2000 people in the past three months.

Graphic warning: Yemen cholera outbreak 'the world's biggest humanitarian crisis right now'

The outbreak, fuelled by Yemen's civil war, has killed nearly 2000 people in three months.

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