Your weekly health news round-up from a variety of trusted sources
Physical activity reduces the risk of seven types of cancer
New research shows physical activity may reduce the likelihood of developing seven types of cancer. Read more.
Provisional deal struck to fund breast cancer drug
The Government drug-buying agency PHARMAC has struck a provisional deal to cover the cost of the potentially life-prolonging breast cancer drug, Ibrance. Read more.
Health professionals warned of deadly new virus
The Ministry of Health has warned health professionals of a deadly new virus in China. Read more.
Green tea drinkers likely to live longer
Drinking green tea on a regular basis could help you live a longer and healthier life, a new study has found. Read more.
Auckland scientists make world-first discovery
Researchers at Auckland University have made a world-first discovery that could help treat dementia and other brain illnesses. Read more.