Lorelei Mason

03:04
Nationwide bowel cancer screening has finally been given the green light, but it’ll start small.

'Hundreds of lives will be saved' after bowel cancer screening given green light

NZ will finally begin a nationwide screening programme for our biggest cancer killer.

02:12
New research shows geography is a factor in what causes the most common cancer among Kiwis.

South Islanders more at risk of deadly form of melanoma

"Mutations to the NRAS gene were found in 38 per cent of South Island melanomas, but only in 21 per cent of North Island ones."

01:40
Among those at the event were some of the hundreds of people who have been rescued.

Crowds gather for Canterbury-West Coast rescue open day

Among those at the event were some of the hundreds of people who have been rescued.

Calls for budget decision on bowel cancer screening

"We are losing 1200 lives to this cancer every year," says Bowel Cancer NZ.

02:14
According to a highly-acclaimed study, abnormalities in the brains of a third of prem babies can persist into late childhood.

Premature birth linked to hurdles in later life

Abnormalities in the brains of some very premature babies persist, studies show.

02:05
Between 2011 and 2014 over 1500 patients received insulation as part of the programme.

Free home insulation initiative to keep post-quake Cantabrians warm praised by DHB

The Healthy Homes project initially targeted 900 patients who had presented at to Christchurch Hospital.

Crown company appoints new Christchurch anchor projects boss

The new chief executive is former CEO of Genesis Energy, Albert Brantley.

02:00
This comes as demand for dialysis for kidney disease outstrips supply as obesity and diabetes rates soar.

New clinic aims to ease South Auckland's diabetes problem

The Counties Manukau DHB needs to provide dialysis to more than 600 patients.

03:41
The condition is a side effect of breast cancer surgery and impacts 25% of all patients.

Kiwi surgeons offer permanent relief to Lymphoedmea sufferers

The condition is a side effect of breast cancer surgery and impacts 25% of all patients.

03:41
The condition is a side effect of breast cancer surgery and impacts 25% of all patients.

Breast cancer battler delighted with surgery to combat common side effect in NZ first

Auckland's Jeannie Wood has had life-changing surgery for lymphoedema, and it's worked.

02:09
They say the move to a molecular five-yearly test system is premature – but the Ministry of Health says it will save lives.

Doctors and researchers call cervical cancer screening changes 'risky'

They say the move to a molecular five-yearly test system is premature – but the Ministry of Health says it will save lives.

02:09
New technology is being used to guarantee patients safer and more stable heart protection.

New treatment aims to protect breast cancer patients from heart damage

The $113,000 machine is the first available in a New Zealand public hospital.

03:04
Researchers are testing the latest health technology to see which older patients are at risk of overmedication.

Too many pills pushing NZ's elderly into care prematurely

"Every so often you’ve got to think is this the right mix of medications?"

02:06
Hamilton's private Braemar Hospital is the first in Australasia to get Hollywood digital technology.

Hamilton surgeons get Hollywood-quality monitors to see inside human body

Hamilton's private Braemar Hospital is the first in Australasia to get Hollywood digital technology.

02:32
Thirty-six tourists survived yesterday's bus and van collision.

Heroic motorists acted quickly at Arthur's Pass crash scene

Thirty-six tourists survived yesterday's bus and van collision.

02:23
Surf lifesaving officials are on alert after drownings in recent days have seen the national death toll hit 100.

Swimmers choosing to avoid patrolled beaches taking unnecessary risks

Surf lifesaving officials are on alert after drownings in recent days have seen the national death toll hit 100.

02:00
It only took half-an-hour to have the pill-sized pacemaker implanted.

It's the size of a pill - Christchurch man fitted with world's smallest pacemaker

The new pacemaker can be implanted in 30 minutes, with no need for open-heart surgery.

02:00
The foundation's latest survey found half of all kids' menus to be laden with deep fried chips, battered food and sweet desserts.

Heart Foundation tells cafes and restaurants to 'up their game' on kids' meals

The foundation's latest survey found half of all kids' menus to be laden with deep fried chips, battered food and sweet desserts.

02:00
The foundation's latest survey found half of all kids' menus to be laden with deep fried chips, battered food and sweet desserts.

Time to ditch battered fish and spiders? Kiwi kids' menus given the thumbs down

The Heart Foundation says New Zealand's cafes and restaurants need to cut out the fried food and sugar in children's menus.

01:56
New Zealand research suggests the common cold remedy used by many Kiwis may not be as effective as once thought.

Exclusive: Paracetamol's fever-reducing effect thrown into doubt

Groundbreaking NZ research suggests the common flu remedy probably doesn't reduce fever.

02:33
The calls come after new research links midwife inexperience to an increased likelihood of baby deaths.

Calls to overhaul midwife training and supervise new grads

University of Otago research links midwife inexperience to an increased risk of baby deaths.

Govt invests millions in making NZ global 'food-for-health' leader

"The speed of change in Asia is frightening and there is a megatrend for consumers to be especially concerned about their food".

Lorelei Mason

Lorelei Mason is a ONE News reporter based in Christchurch.

02:07
Thousands of patients worldwide are turning to high dose vitamin C infusions, despite no medical evidence it works.

World-leading Kiwi researcher to shed light on vitamin C cancer treatment

Professor Margreet Vissers is launching a new study to answer whether vitamin C holds genuine potential as a treatment.

02:29
Kiwi scientists have discovered a vital DNA marker related to the chronic disease that affects 400 million people worldwide.

Exclusive: Kiwi discovery could help save lives of 400 million people with hepatitis B

Researchers have identified a key DNA marker to help determine who has chronic hepatitis B

02:05
Hospital admission due to the disease have fallen by a quarter overall.

New figures show Kiwi kids are winning the battle against rheumatic fever

Hospital admission due to the disease have fallen by a quarter overall.

02:05
Hospital admission due to the disease have fallen by a quarter overall.

We're finally starting to win battle against rheumatic fever

New government figures just released suggest New Zealand may be starting to win the battle against rheumatic fever.

Exclusive: Otago study of 'heart hormone' set to save more lives

A new study's launched to build on the success of NZ heart research already proven to have saved thousands of lives worldwide.

02:03
Over half a million dollars is being invested in the new study aimed at disadvantaged Kiwi kids.

Exclusive: Funding windfall targeted at stamping out child poverty related illnesses

Disadvantaged Kiwi kids are five times more likely to die before their first birthday .

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