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Flu now 'actively circulating'

Friday 16th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

While flu levels are still relatively low, there has been an increase in cases over the last week and the illness is now ‘ac... Read more →

Rich, educated men drink more in later life

Friday 16th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People often drink less alcohol as they get older, however a new study into the drinking habits of people over the age of 45 has r... Read more →

Kids' sleep quality affects maths skills

Friday 16th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Children who get a good night's sleep perform better in maths and languages, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers looked at... Read more →

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 →

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