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Cancer info provided to 82,000 in 2013

Monday 15th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Over 82,000 people were provided with information and support by the Irish Cancer Society's Cancer Information Service (CIS) last ... Read more →

Jump in calls to abuse counselling service

Monday 15th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

The number of individual callers to a telephone service that provides counselling to people who have been abused has jumped by 22%... Read more →

New ambulance transfer service for kids

Monday 15th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

A new critical-care ambulance service, which will transfer seriously ill children between hospitals, has been launched.The Paediat... Read more →

Memory problems linked to stroke risk

Friday 12th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

People who are highly educated and who complain about lapses in their memory may have an increased risk of stroke, a new study sug... Read more →

New dementia resource for Cork

Friday 12th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

A new website, which aims to offer support to people diagnosed with dementia in the north Cork area, has been launched.An estimate... Read more →

Drug cuts breast cancer rates by 29%

Friday 12th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Many women with breast cancer are given the drug, tamoxifen, to reduce the risk of the disease recurring. However, now a new study... Read more →

Asthma risk for kids in parent bed

Thursday 11th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Toddlers who share a bed with their parents may have an increased risk of developing asthma later in childhood, a new study sugges... Read more →

Poor sleep in old age linked to dementia

Thursday 11th December 2014 - John von Radowitz - http://www.independent.ie/life

Study participants who spent the least amount of time in deep "slow wave" sleep were significantly more likely to lose brain cells... Read more →

Not enough sleep ups kids' obesity risk

Thursday 11th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Children who do not get enough sleep or who have sleep-related breathing problems may have an increased risk of becoming obese by ... Read more →

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 →

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