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Fall in cases of MRSA and C.diff

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

The number of people contracting the hospital superbug, MRSA, has fallen significantly in recent years, new figures from the Depar... Read more →

Breathing for life: Huge progress in asthma treatments

Tuesday 25th November 2014 - Joy Orpen - http://www.independent.ie/

Having asthma is like trying to breathe through a soggy straw. That is how Breda Flood (63), from Co Wexford, describes this often... Read more →

Asthma, COPD linked to bowel disease

Monday 24th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

People with diseases of their airways, such as asthma, are more likely to have an inflammatory bowel disease, a new study has foun... Read more →

Bad marriage could 'break' heart

Monday 24th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Staying in a bad marriage could literally break your heart, the results of a new study suggest. US researchers analysed data rela... Read more →

Exercise reduces Parkinson's risk

Monday 24th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

People who undertake even a ‘medium amount' of exercise may reduce their risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study... Read more →

Simple infections 'could become killers'

Friday 21st November 2014 - Deborah Condon - 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 →

Obesity costs $2 trillion a year

Friday 21st November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Obesity costs the world almost the same amount of money as smoking and costs significantly more than alcoholism, researchers have ... Read more →

200 cancers detected by BowelScreen

Friday 21st November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Almost 200 cases of bowel cancer have been detected by BowelScreen, the National Bowel Screening Programme, since it began last ye... Read more →

Fats in processed food affect memory

Thursday 20th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - irishhealth.com

Men who eat a lot of trans fats, which are found in processed foods, have poorer memory, a new study suggests. Trans fats are art... Read more →

Pre-pregnancy weight linked to kids' heart risk

Thursday 20th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - irishhealth.com

Adults have a much higher risk of dying from heart disease or stroke if their mothers were overweight or obese before they became ... Read more →

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