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'The day I was told I has a tumour on my brain it was my birthday'

Tuesday 7th October 2014 - Joy Orpen - Independent

Julie McDermott discovered she had a brain tumour that affected her hormones after many years of uncertainty. When asked why her m... Read more →

Poor children 50% more likely to have health problems

Tuesday 7th October 2014 - Alison Healy - Irish Times

Report finds one in six three-year-olds have a serious long-standing health condition. 6,600 children have been diagnosed with ast... Read more →

Many unfamiliar with common skin disease

Friday 3rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness of a skin condition that affects one in four people at least once in their liv... Read more →

Not feasible to list medical card conditions

Friday 3rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

An expert panel that was appointed by the HSE to examine what medical needs should be taken into account when it comes to medical ... Read more →

Stroke has big impact on emotions

Friday 3rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Suffering a stroke can have a major impact on how our emotions work and these effects can last at least 18 months, new research su... Read more →

Pregnancy diabetes could be cut by 50%

Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Almost 50% of all cases of gestational diabetes could be prevented if women consumed a healthy diet, maintained a healthy weight, ... Read more →

Neurotic women 'more likely to get Alzheimer's'

Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Helen Williams - Independent

Anxious, jealous, moody or distressed middle aged women may be putting themselves at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, accor... Read more →

Doctors warned about blood tests on those with Ebola symptoms

Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

The National Virus Reference Laboratory has tested 18 samples from 12 patients with reported symptoms of Ebola and a relevant trav... Read more →

'Every breastfeed makes a difference'

Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Mothers and mothers-to-be are being reminded that ‘every breastfeed makes a difference'. That is the theme of this year... Read more →

Call to extend BreastCheck

Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Almost 90 lives are being lost in Ireland every year as a result of the Government's failure to extend the national breast screeni... Read more →

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