Monday briefs – 29 April 2019

Your weekly health news round-up 

Junior doctors to go on strike

Junior doctors will go on strike again for five days starting Monday, 29 April. Read more

Auckland measles cases continue to rise

Four new cases of measles have been confirmed in Auckland, bringing the total number of people in the region with the highly infectious disease to 21. Read more

Breakthrough in epilepsy research

Researchers have discovered a groundbreaking new way of treating epileptic seizures in children. Read more

Rising violence in emergency department

Middlemore Hospital says it’s committed to managing rising violence and aggression in its busy emergency department. Read more

Why you should breakfast like a king

People who skip breakfast and eat a late dinner are less likely to survive if they suffer a heart attack, new research shows. Read more