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Concern over laser eye surgery ads

Monday 9th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Ads which appear to trivialise the seriousness of laser eye surgery should not be used, and this includes the use of time limited ... Read more →

Awkward positions trigger low back pain

Monday 9th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who must perform manual tasks involving awkward positions are significantly more likely to suffer with low back pain, a new... Read more →

Low birth weight link to psychiatric problems

Monday 9th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Babies with a very low birth weight may have an increased risk of developing psychiatric problems as adults, a new study suggests.... Read more →

Type 1 diabetes - higher death risk in women

Friday 6th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women with type 1 diabetes have a much higher risk of death than men with the same condition, a new study has found. According to... Read more →

Lab to benefit kids with heart problems

Friday 6th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A new state of the art laboratory, which will benefit children with heart problems, is being built at Our Lady's Children's Hospit... Read more →

Oesophageal cancer risk for overweight kids

Friday 6th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children who are overweight may have an increased risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus (food pipe) later in life, a new stu... Read more →

HSE agrees to pay for costly drug

Thursday 5th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A decision by the HSE to extend the provision of a costly drug to people suffering with two rare genetic disorders has been welcom... Read more →

Calories on menus to be made law

Thursday 5th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

From next year, all food service outlets, including restaurants and takeaways, will be required to include the calorie details of ... Read more →

Low vitamin D levels linked to severe stroke

Thursday 5th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Strokes may be more severe in people with low vitamin D levels, the results of a new study indicate. Vitamin D is known to be ess... Read more →

Sale of cheap alcohol to be banned

Wednesday 4th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

New measures to tackle alcohol abuse in Ireland, including a ban on the sale of cheap drink, have been announced by the Government... Read more →

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