Tranquillisers may up Alzheimer risk

Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

People who take a group of drugs commonly used to treat anxiety and insomnia may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's ... Read more →

Community stroke services need overhaul

Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Stroke patients who are discharged from hospital back into the community often face ‘chronic service shortages', which can h... Read more →

Daily breakfast cuts kids' diabetes risk

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

A new study appears to back up the old saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It found that children who ea... Read more →

Sport may benefit boys' math skills

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Boys who are very physically active during their early years of school may have better reading and math skills, a new study sugges... Read more →

Waking during surgery a big fear

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

While most episodes of accidental awareness while under general anaesthesia are short-lived, they can lead to long-term psychologi... Read more →

Hospitals seeing more gunshot wounds

Wednesday 10th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

There has been a ‘dramatic increase in gun crime in Dublin over the last four decades' and this is placing a burden on hospi... Read more →

Pharmacists call for Minor Ailment Scheme

Wednesday 10th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Pharmacists are calling for the introduction of a Minor Ailment Scheme for medical card holders, which they insist will provide &l... Read more →

Hormone Horoscopes: How analysing your menstrual cycle can help you understand your body better

Wednesday 10th September 2014 - Beverly Turner - Independent

Beverly Turner decides to keep a diary of her menstrual cycle is an effort to shine a light on her body mind and mood. After ... Read more →

Unexplained hep A cases linked to berries

Tuesday 9th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Consumers are being warned to boil any imported frozen berries for at least 60 seconds before eating them, in response to fears ov... Read more →

New app aims to help people caring for relatives with dementia

Tuesday 9th September 2014 - Independent - Independent

A free app has been launched to help the 50,000 family carers looking after people with dementia. The app from Home Instead Senio... Read more →

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