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Benefits of med diet, exercise seen a year later

Friday 7th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

People who consume a Mediterranean diet and increase the amount of exercise they do for just eight weeks, may still be reaping the... Read more →

Older people will soon outnumber kids

Friday 7th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

By 2020, and for the first time in history, the number of people worldwide aged 60 and older will outnumber children younger than ... Read more →

Details of symphysiotomy redress scheme announced

Friday 7th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Details of the Government's redress scheme for women who underwent a surgical symphysiotomy have been announced. Participants will... Read more →

7,000 patients on trolleys last month

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Almost 7,000 patients who needed to be admitted to hospital last month found themselves on trolleys either in overcrowded Emergenc... Read more →

Insurance to be made 'affordable again'

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

A series of measures, which it is hoped will address the issue of rising private health insurance premiums, has been announced by ... Read more →

Insomnia linked to road death risk

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Insomnia may be a major contributor to road-related deaths and other unintentional fatal injuries, a new study suggests. Insomnia... Read more →

More PE needed in secondary schools

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Secondary schools are being urged to ensure that all pupils are being taught enough PE. According to recommendations by the Depar... Read more →

Big rise in mumps cases this year

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

More than 400 cases of mumps have been diagnosed so far this year compared to 184 cases for the whole of 2013, the Health Protecti... Read more →

Allergens on loose foods to be labelled

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

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 - Irishhealth.com

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 →

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