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Hospitals using 'unclean' equipment

Thursday 19th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A ‘significant' number of public hospitals inspected in 2014 were found to be using unclean patient equipment, a new report ... Read more →

'Do not take selfies with eclipse'

Thursday 19th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Doctors are urging people to take proper care of their eyes during Friday's solar eclipse, which will see most of northern Europe,... Read more →

Dangers of liquitabs to kids highlighted

Thursday 19th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Parents and childminders are being reminded of the importance of keeping liquid detergent capsules out of children's reach. Also ... Read more →

Breastfeeding linked to higher IQ

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who are breastfed may have higher IQ scores and earn more money in the long-term, a new study has found. According to rese... Read more →

Diabetes has major global economic impact

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

While it is known that type 2 diabetes can have a major impact on health, a new study has, for the first time, highlighted the imp... Read more →

40% higher cancer risk for obese women

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who are obese have a 40% increased risk of developing a number of different cancers, including bowel, womb and kidney cancer... Read more →

Energy drinks increase blood pressure

Monday 16th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The consumption of energy drinks increases the blood pressure of healthy young adults, especially if they do not consume caffeine ... Read more →

The battle for our children's health

Monday 16th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The Government is being urged to automatically grant medical cards to children with severe disabilities. The call comes from nati... Read more →

Regular lack of sleep linked to high BP

Monday 16th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who regularly fail to get enough sleep appear to have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, a new study sugg... Read more →

Tobacco-free world by 2040 'possible'

Friday 13th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The sale of tobacco worldwide should be phased out by 2040, public health researchers have insisted. The international group of h... Read more →

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