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Why you should leave the car at home

Wednesday 20th August 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

People who commute to work by walking or cycling and public transport tend to have lower body weight and fat composition compared ... Read more →

Parents 'exploited' by overseas youth cancer treatments

Tuesday 19th August 2014 - Fiona Gartland - Irish Times

Specialists say experimental approach unrealistic and may harm some children. Hope offered by experimental cancer treatments abroa... Read more →

Alopecia 'cure' fully restores hair in five months

Tuesday 19th August 2014 - Sarah Knapton - Independent

A pill that cures alopecia baldness has full restored the hair of three patients in a breakthrough hailed as ‘dramatic&rsquo... Read more →

Welcome to the 'manopause'

Tuesday 19th August 2014 - David Thomas - Independent

It's all the rage among the Wall Street brokers, but is the boom in testosterone-replacement therapy the latest sign that middle-a... Read more →

No confirmed or suspected Ebola cases in Ireland, says HSE

Monday 18th August 2014 - Genevieve Carbery - Irish Times

Statement follows report on Irish news website of first suspected case in State. The Health Service Executive (HSE) has said there... Read more →

Taxpayers spent €3million on procedures for morbidly obese people in last five years

Monday 18th August 2014 - Brian McDonald - Irish Mirror

Around 345 people have had surgery since 2009. Taxpayers are having to tighten their belts so overweight patients can tighten thei... Read more →

Mars recalls some drinks over bacteria concern

Monday 18th August 2014 - RTE - RTE News

A number of Mars milk drinks have been recalled as a precaution as they could pose a health risk due to the presence of the Bacill... Read more →

Cancer kids missing out on med cards

Friday 15th August 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Children diagnosed with cancer in Ireland are still not automatically entitled to a medical card, leaving their families with the ... Read more →

New guidelines in wake of Savita case

Friday 15th August 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

New sets of guidelines have are being given to hospitals on the management of pregnant women with suspected sepsis and second trim... Read more →

Salt is killing 1.6m people a year through heart disease

Friday 15th August 2014 - John Radovitz - Independent

USING too much salt leads to more than 1.6 million heart disease-related deaths around the world each year, research suggests.&nbs... Read more →

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