Latest health articles and research

Health-specific magazine, news and research sources

Search the following resources for articles, research reports, research summaries, medical journal articles and health news. Most of these resources provide access to full text online, however, some give you article summaries only. In this case, you may need to come to the library to read the full article, or ask us to interloan it for you. Other of our general, news and research sources may also have useful articles.

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Magazines, journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, definitions, directories, and information on health and health issues. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. Use at a library or enter your library card and password / PIN.
Health Source
Collection of general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Contains a mixture of articles, news and research reports. Includes the Clinical Pharmacology database. Mostly full text. Use at a library or enter your library card and password / PIN.
PubMed
A comprehensive medical journal index. Especially useful for locating research articles. Mostly article summaries and some full text.
Cochrane Library
A collection of regularly updated evidence-based healthcare databases that can help clinicians and consumers make decisions about appropriate and effective health care.
Ministry of Health: News & media
Latest media releases and reports from the Government on health news and issues that it is dealing with. Also contains archives.

General newspaper and magazine sources of health information

Health news and issues can often be found in general newspaper and magazine sources. Most of these websites provide access to full text online, however, some give you article summaries only. In this case, you may need to come to the library to read the full article, or ask us to interloan it for you. Other of our general, news and research sources may also have useful articles.

EbscoMegasearch
Search for health related articles across a wide range of international magazines. Mostly full text. Use at a library or enter your library card and password / PIN.
General Onefile
Search for health news and issues in a wide range of international (including some New Zealand) magazines and newspapers. Lots of full text. Use at a library or enter your library card and password / PIN.
Index New Zealand
Many of New Zealand’s health-related magazines and newspapers are indexed in this database, e.g. The New Zealand Medical Journal. NOT full text, article summaries only.
Access this at any of our libraries.
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