Allergens on loose foods to be labelled

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Specific allergens, such as peanuts, milk and shellfish, will have to be clearly labelled on all loose foods from next month, the ... Read more →

Birth weight linked to adult hip risk

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Adults may have an increased risk of requiring a hip replacement as a result of osteoarthritis if they were born prematurely or ha... Read more →

Smoking causes 90% of lung cancer

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

For smokers, the risk of developing lung cancer falls if they quit the habit, however it will never be as low as the risk that app... Read more →

Childline in emergency appeal for funds

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Over 45,000 calls made to Childline at night will go unanswered in 2015 if funds are not raised immediately, the ISPCC has warned.... Read more →

How to eat yourself young with tips from a naturopath

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Elizabeth Peyton-Jones - Independent

A morning brew - When you wake up in the morning, squeeze half a lemon into some warm water, add a little ginger and a teaspoonful... Read more →

Are saturated fats good or bad for our health?

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Ailin Quinlan - Independent

Saturated fat has long been demonised by nutritionists, but new research has indicated that eating moderate amounts makes good hea... Read more →

Doctor visits keep BP in check

Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Adults are more likely to have their blood pressure under control if they visit their doctor at least twice a year, a new study ha... Read more →

Dentists' anger over kids' clinic closure

Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Dentists have expressed their outrage over the closure of a HSE dental clinic in Dublin that provides urgent treatment to children... Read more →

Travellers have poorer asthma control

Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Members of Ireland's Traveller community tend to have higher rates of asthma and poorer control of the condition compared to the g... Read more →

Students should know meningitis signs

Tuesday 21st October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

College students are being urged to make themselves aware of the signs and symptoms of meningitis. According to ACT for Menin... Read more →

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