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Dentists' anger over kids' clinic closure

Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

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 - Irishhealth.com

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 - Irishhealth.com

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

Exercise 3 times a week cuts depression risk

Tuesday 21st October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

People who are physically active three times a week may reduce their risk of depression, a new study suggests. UK researchers fol... Read more →

Obesity speeds up ageing of liver

Tuesday 21st October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Scientists have discovered that obesity greatly accelerates ageing of the liver, which could explain why obese people have a great... Read more →

New cardiac arrest CPR video launched

Friday 17th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Cardiac arrest kills around 5,000 people in Ireland every year, however a new initiative by the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) is ho... Read more →

IMO concern over HSE Ebola plans

Friday 17th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has expressed concern about the HSE's contingency plans in the event of a case of Ebola being... Read more →

Docs should know signs of eating disorders

Friday 17th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental health conditions and all doctors in contact with children should b... Read more →

Most favour health spend rise over tax cut

Tuesday 14th October 2014 - Irishhealth.com - Irishhealth.com

Nearly two out of three people want the Government to prioritise additional investment in the health service ahead of granting tax... Read more →

Irish not washing hands for long enough

Tuesday 14th October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

At least two in three Irish adults do not wash their hands long enough to kill germs that cause infections, a new survey has found... Read more →

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