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13% of mums smoke during pregnancy

Thursday 15th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Almost one in eight mothers in Ireland smoked throughout their pregnancy and those who smoked the most were more likely to give bi... Read more →

Polar bear evolution key to heart disease treatment

Thursday 15th January 2015 - Paul Melia - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health

RESEARCH by Irish scientists into polar bears could help medics treat heart disease. The team looked at the bears' diet – p... Read more →

One in four with heart failure wouldn't bother to get assistance

Thursday 15th January 2015 - Nicola Anderson - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health/

Fewer than one in 10 people in Ireland are able to spot the signs of heart failure – and a quarter of people experiencing sy... Read more →

Concern over lung cancer rates in women

Wednesday 14th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Irish women have one of the highest lung cancer incidence and mortality rates in Europe, the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has warned... Read more →

'Never drink raw milk' - FSAI

Wednesday 14th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Members of the public are being reminded of the importance of only drinking milk that has been pasteurised. According to the Food... Read more →

Employees who work more than 55 hours a week more likely to consume 'risky' levels of alcohol

Wednesday 14th January 2015 - Jamie Merrill - http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/

People who work longer are more likely to seek solace in alcohol, new research finds, sparking calls for employers to use European... Read more →

New app to track MS symptoms

Tuesday 13th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 30% of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) - Ireland's most common disabling neurological condition - do not keep any record ... Read more →

Out-of-hours work bad for wellbeing

Monday 12th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Employees who use technological devices to stay in touch with work out-of hours may be more stressed and face wellbeing issues, su... Read more →

Acceptance of heart failure key to treatment

Monday 12th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

People with chronic heart failure who fail to accept their illness have a poorer quality of life, a new study has found.Heart fail... Read more →

Diabetes camp to focus on lifestyle changes

Monday 12th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Many people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes do not receive adequate information on the importance of moving to and maintain... Read more →

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