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Too much TV linked to junk food consumption

Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who watch excessive amounts of television tend to eat more junk food and have a poorer understanding of healthy nutrition, ... Read more →

Smartphones reduce kids' sleep

Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children who sleep in the same room as their smartphone may be getting less sleep every night, a new study has found. The US stud... Read more →

Stroke death risk for men living alone

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Men who live on their own have a much bigger risk of dying prematurely in the years after a stroke, a new study has found. The re... Read more →

Moderate alcohol cuts heart failure risk

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a reduced risk of developing heart failure, a new study has found. Accordin... Read more →

Knee pain on stairs may signal arthritis

Tuesday 20th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who experience pain in their knees when using the stairs may be displaying early symptoms of the most common type of arthri... Read more →

Walking groups reduce disease risk

Tuesday 20th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

If you want to reduce your risk of developing a range of conditions including heart disease and depression, get out walking with a... Read more →

Many failing to manage diabetes properly

Monday 19th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Many people with type 2 diabetes believe they are effectively managing the condition when the truth is, they are not, a new survey... Read more →

Eczema takes big emotional toll

Monday 19th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

The common skin disease, eczema, can take a major emotional toll on those affected, a new study has found. It also appears to hav... Read more →

Flu vaccine advised for high-risk groups after doubling of cases

Monday 19th January 2015 - Paul Cullen - http://www.irishhealth.com

High-risk groups should get vaccinated against influenza following a doubling of the number of cases last week, the Health Service... Read more →

Flu now 'actively circulating'

Friday 16th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

While flu levels are still relatively low, there has been an increase in cases over the last week and the illness is now ‘ac... Read more →

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