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Hygiene and cooking key to avoiding food poisoning

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - DR NINA BYRNES - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health

MY DAUGHTER contracted food poisoning last year and ended up very sick in hospital. Thankfully she is ok now, but what do I need |... Read more →

No link between antibiotics and asthma

Monday 1st December 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

A large new study appears to confirm that there is no link between the early use of antibiotics and a rise in childhood asthma.&nb... Read more →

Boys more likely to be stillborn

Monday 1st December 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Baby boys are more likely to be stillborn than girls, a new study has found. UK researchers reviewed over 30 million births world... Read more →

Defibrillator programme could save ten lives a year

Monday 1st December 2014 - RTE - http://www.rte.ie/news

A report from the Health Information and Quality Authority has recommended the targeted placing of public access defibrillators in... Read more →

Many asthma triggers at Christmas time

Thursday 27th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

With just weeks to go until Christmas, people with asthma are being reminded to take particular care of themselves as there may be... Read more →

Obesity a major risk factor for cancer

Thursday 27th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Overweight and obesity have become major risk factors for cancer, causing almost half a million new cases of the disease worldwide... Read more →

HSE service plan to target waiting times and cancer care

Thursday 27th November 2014 - Paul Cullen - www.irishtimes.com

Targeted measures to tackle waiting lists, the recruitment of hundreds of extra doctors and nurses and the expansion of cancer ser... Read more →

Link between paracetamol and asthma 'overstated'

Wednesday 26th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Scientists have found that a suggested link between early exposure to paracetamol and an increased risk of developing asthma in ch... Read more →

Chlamydia testing at five-year high

Wednesday 26th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

There has been a big jump in the number of people getting tested for the sexually transmitted infection (STI), chlamydia, in Dubli... Read more →

Simple infections 'could become killers'

Tuesday 25th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Antibiotic resistance is now a ‘global public heath crisis', the Department of Health's chief medical officer has warned. A... Read more →

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