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Flesh bug a bigger child killer than meningitis

Friday 23rd January 2015 - CLODAGH SHEEHY - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health

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 - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health

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

Major new Irish study on prostate cancer

Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The long-term quality of life of men who have survived prostate cancer varies significantly depending on the main treatment they r... Read more →

Too much TV linked to junk food consumption

Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who watch excessive amounts of television tend to eat more junk food and have a poorer understanding of healthy nutrition, ... Read more →

Smartphones reduce kids' sleep

Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children who sleep in the same room as their smartphone may be getting less sleep every night, a new study has found. The US stud... Read more →

Stroke death risk for men living alone

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Men who live on their own have a much bigger risk of dying prematurely in the years after a stroke, a new study has found. The re... Read more →

Moderate alcohol cuts heart failure risk

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a reduced risk of developing heart failure, a new study has found. Accordin... Read more →

Knee pain on stairs may signal arthritis

Tuesday 20th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who experience pain in their knees when using the stairs may be displaying early symptoms of the most common type of arthri... Read more →

Walking groups reduce disease risk

Tuesday 20th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

If you want to reduce your risk of developing a range of conditions including heart disease and depression, get out walking with a... Read more →

Many failing to manage diabetes properly

Monday 19th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Many people with type 2 diabetes believe they are effectively managing the condition when the truth is, they are not, a new survey... Read more →

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