Most breast cancer info on web inaccurate

Wednesday 28th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

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 -

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 -

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 →

Even mild cholesterol ups heart risk

Tuesday 27th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Having even mildly elevated cholesterol levels in your 30s can significantly raise your risk of heart disease later on, a new stud... Read more →

Women urged to get smear tests

Monday 26th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Irish women are being reminded of the importance of undergoing screening for cervical cancer - a disease that kills thousands of w... Read more →

Dentists call for return of free treatment

Monday 26th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Dentists are urging the Government to reintroduce the scale and polish procedure free of charge to patients. Previously in Irelan... Read more →

Many afraid to discuss cancer symptoms

Monday 26th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Some people may avoid going to their GP with warning symptoms of cancer because they are afraid of wasting their doctor's time, a ... Read more →

Type 1 diabetes on the increase

Friday 23rd January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

The most common form of diabetes found in children - type 1 diabetes - is on the increase in most countries worldwide, including I... Read more →

Flesh bug a bigger child killer than meningitis

Friday 23rd January 2015 - CLODAGH SHEEHY -

SEVEN children have died from a flesh-eating bug which has been spreading over the past two years – and is now killing far m... Read more →

Rare food allergy leaves babies fighting for lives

Friday 23rd January 2015 - Irish Independent -

The babies can suffer severe vomiting and diarrhoea hours after eating some trigger foods which can cause hypovolemic shock, an em... Read more →

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