Social media sites may aid weight loss

Tuesday 9th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

People who want to lose weight may achieve better results if they use social media websites for support, the results of a new stud... Read more →

Moderate exercise cuts heart failure risk

Monday 8th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Exercising moderately for one hour per day could significantly reduce a person's risk of developing heart failure, a new study sug... Read more →

Tony Ward - Cancer was my hardest opponent to beat

Monday 8th September 2014 - Kim Bielenberg - Independent

Tony Ward had to overcome many challenges in his dazzling rugby career. But nothing prepared him for the cruel illness that turned... Read more →

Irish team in cornea transplant breakthrough

Monday 8th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Around 100,000 people worldwide undergo a cornea transplant every year. Now researchers based in Galway have made a breakthrough w... Read more →

Puck Fair Draw Winner

Monday 8th September 2014 - Jerome O Sullivan

The Killorglin RFC Puck Fair Draw took place in Kingston's Bar on Saturday evening. Local man Paudie Cronin scoops the prize of &... Read more →

Obesity ups blood pressure risk in kids

Friday 5th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Obese children are almost six times more likely to develop high blood pressure compared to their healthy-weight peers, a new study... Read more →

Health insurance figures still falling

Friday 5th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

The number of people with private health insurance is continuing to fall, new figures from the Health Insurance Authority (HIA) ha... Read more →

New class of drug targets skin cancer

Friday 5th September 2014 - Dick Ahlstrom - Irish Times

A new kind of DNA-based drug has been used to treat a form of skin cancer. The researchers involved believe it may also prove eff... Read more →

Breast cancer study to focus on aspirin

Thursday 4th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Cancer Society (ICS) has announced the national roll-out of a major clinical study, which aims to improve outcomes for breast canc... Read more →

Many unaware they have eye disease

Thursday 4th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

The leading cause of blindness in Irish people over the age of 50 continues to be the eye disease AMD. However many people affecte... Read more →

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