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Teen screen time affects sleep

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The more time teenagers spend looking at various screens during the day, the poorer their quality of sleep is likely to be, a new ... Read more →

Call for more community x-ray services

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Providing GPs with access to community-based x-ray services could reduce some of the pressure on Irish Emergency Departments (EDs)... Read more →

Many cough medicines a waste of money

Friday 30th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Coughs are very common at this time of year, but people may be wasting their money on cough medications that have little or no eff... Read more →

Symptoms worsen in misunderstood patients

Friday 30th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Patients who feel that their doctors do not understand or believe them may experience a worsening of symptoms as a result, a new s... Read more →

Rewards help pregnant smokers quit

Thursday 29th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Pregnant women who smoke are more likely to quit the habit if they are offered financial incentives to do so, a new study has foun... Read more →

Big wait for kids' dermatology service

Thursday 29th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children who need to access dermatology services at Temple Street Children's Hospital now face being placed on an additional waiti... Read more →

Dementia care severely lacking

Thursday 29th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Almost 90% of nursing homes in Ireland have no dedicated dementia care units, despite the increasing number of people living with ... Read more →

Most breast cancer info on web inaccurate

Wednesday 28th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Breast cancer is the most searched for cancer on the internet, yet much of the information available is either inaccurate or hard ... Read more →

Sugary drinks linked to earlier menstruation

Wednesday 28th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Young girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks tend to begin menstruating earlier, a new study has found. This marks the first st... Read more →

Big fall for Ireland in Euro health index

Tuesday 27th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Ireland has fallen by eight places in a major European health index, coming in at 22nd place out of a possible 36. According to t... Read more →

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