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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 →

Healthy diet may lower COPD risk

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

People who consume a diet high in whole grains and vegetables, and low in processed meat and sugary drinks, lower their risk of de... Read more →

Facebook envy could lead to depression

Wednesday 4th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=24383

People who use Facebook to compare their friends' lives to their own may be at risk of experiencing symptoms of depression, a new ... Read more →

Pre-pregnancy health linked to child obesity risk

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Women who improve their health before they become pregnant could reduce their child's risk of becoming obese later in life, a new ... Read more →

Teen screen time affects sleep

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The more time teenagers spend looking at various screens during the day, the poorer their quality of sleep is likely to be, a new ... Read more →

Call for more community x-ray services

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Providing GPs with access to community-based x-ray services could reduce some of the pressure on Irish Emergency Departments (EDs)... Read more →

Many cough medicines a waste of money

Friday 30th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Coughs are very common at this time of year, but people may be wasting their money on cough medications that have little or no eff... Read more →

Symptoms worsen in misunderstood patients

Friday 30th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Patients who feel that their doctors do not understand or believe them may experience a worsening of symptoms as a result, a new s... Read more →

Rewards help pregnant smokers quit

Thursday 29th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Pregnant women who smoke are more likely to quit the habit if they are offered financial incentives to do so, a new study has foun... Read more →

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