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Rush hour traffic is bad for the heart

Wednesday 10th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

People with heart disease should avoid being outside during rush hour traffic, experts have said.Over three million deaths worldwi... Read more →

Hologram to advise visitors on hand hygiene

Wednesday 10th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

A nurse hologram is being used by Dublin's Tallaght Hospital to remind visitors about the importance of hand hygiene.Visitors to t... Read more →

Irish team seeking causes of MND

Tuesday 9th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

A major new DNA mapping project, which aims to discover the causes of motor neurone disease (MND), has been launched in Ireland.MN... Read more →

WHO reports dramatic fall in malaria deaths

Tuesday 9th December 2014 - RTE - http://www.rte.ie/news

Malaria deaths have dropped dramatically since 2000, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.It said cases are falling steadi... Read more →

Irish men 'have less healthy diets'

Tuesday 9th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Irish men consume less healthy diets, are less aware of healthy eating guidelines and have a preference for larger portions than I... Read more →

Social groups protect mental health

Monday 8th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

People who strongly identify with social groups, such as sports clubs or choirs, may have a reduced risk of experiencing mental he... Read more →

Concern over Christmas blood supplies

Monday 8th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) is appealing to members of the public to donate blood over the coming weeks.It said it ... Read more →

New eye guide 'cuts through medical jargon'

Friday 5th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Over 224,000 people in Ireland are affected by conditions that cause vision loss and this figure is expected to reach 275,000 by 2... Read more →

Obesity cuts life expectancy by 8 years

Friday 5th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Obesity may shorten a person's life expectancy by up to eight years and deprive them of almost two decades of healthy life, a new ... Read more →

Big jump in neurology waiting list

Thursday 4th December 2014 - Big jump in neurology waiting list - www.irishhealth.com

The number of people waiting for more than one year for an outpatient appointment to see a neurologist has jumped in recent months... Read more →

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