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Skin cancer in men on the increase

Monday 22nd September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

  The number of men developing skin cancer in Ireland has jumped by over 21% since 2009, new figures indicate. The figures ... Read more →

Palliative care 'not just for last days of life'

Monday 22nd September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

There is a common perception that palliative care is all bout providing pain relief to older people during their last days of life... Read more →

Call for more school breakfast clubs

Monday 22nd September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

No child should start the school day without a nutritious breakfast and an investment of just €1.8 million by the Government ... Read more →

Health service is at a 'critical point'

Friday 19th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Patient safety is being compromised throughout the health service as a result of budget cuts in recent years, the Irish Medical Or... Read more →

2015 abortion referendum 'really bad idea'

Friday 19th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has insisted that there will ‘never be perfect legislation that removes all tragedies related t... Read more →

Desire to have kids affects mental health

Friday 19th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Women who do not conceive following fertility treatment have poorer mental health in the long run if they are unable to let go of ... Read more →

'Fat shaming' does not work

Wednesday 17th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Making people feel ashamed about their weight does not help them to lose it. In fact, many may simply gain more, a new study has f... Read more →

Gaining just 5lbs raises BP

Wednesday 17th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Gaining just five pounds in weight can raise a healthy adult's blood pressure, a new study has found. While many people are aware... Read more →

Bullied kids face nightmares, terrors

Wednesday 17th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Twelve-year-old children are much more likely to suffer from nightmares, night terrors or sleep walking if they were bullied betwe... Read more →

Smoking dads up kids' asthma risk

Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Children have a greater risk of developing asthma if their fathers smoked before their conception, a study has found. This marks ... Read more →

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