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Sugar intake in pregnancy linked to allergies

Friday 7th July 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who consume a high amount of sugar while pregnant may increase the risk of their child having allergies and allergic asthma,... Read more →

New 10-year cancer strategy launched

Thursday 6th July 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new 10-year National Cancer Strategy has been launched by the Government. The strategy, which will run from 2017 to 2026, will ... Read more →

Should HPV vaccine be given to boys?

Wednesday 5th July 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

New research aims to determine whether the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine should be extended to boys. A national HPV vaccinat... Read more →

Heavy smartphone use may damage nerves

Tuesday 4th July 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Smartphone users tap their touch screens thousands of times per day and this could adversely affect the nerves in their hands and ... Read more →

Heavy smartphone use may damage nerves

Monday 3rd July 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Smartphone users tap their touch screens thousands of times per day and this could adversely affect the nerves in their hands and ... Read more →

Excess weight causes 4M deaths annually

Friday 30th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Overweight and obesity accounts for some four millions deaths around the world every year, a new study has found. The prevalence ... Read more →

Holidaymakers urged to check standards

Thursday 29th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Whether it is protecting your eyes from the sun or using armbands and life jackets in the water, holidaymakers are being urged to ... Read more →

Exercise lowers postnatal depression risk

Tuesday 27th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Exercising during pregnancy and after giving birth may help to reduce symptoms of postnatal depression, new research suggests. Po... Read more →

Morning-after pill now easier to obtain

Monday 26th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Medical card holders will soon be able to obtain the morning-after pill free of charge from pharmacies without a prescription from... Read more →

How to get kids to eat their vegetables

Friday 23rd June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The key to getting children to eat vegetables lies in persistence, the results of a new study suggest. According to the findings,... Read more →

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