Neurotic women 'more likely to get Alzheimer's'

Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Helen Williams - Independent

Anxious, jealous, moody or distressed middle aged women may be putting themselves at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, accor... Read more →

Doctors warned about blood tests on those with Ebola symptoms

Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

The National Virus Reference Laboratory has tested 18 samples from 12 patients with reported symptoms of Ebola and a relevant trav... Read more →

'Every breastfeed makes a difference'

Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Mothers and mothers-to-be are being reminded that ‘every breastfeed makes a difference'. That is the theme of this year... Read more →

Call to extend BreastCheck

Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Almost 90 lives are being lost in Ireland every year as a result of the Government's failure to extend the national breast screeni... Read more →

The vital charities helping to restore the confidence of teenagers with chronic illness

Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Linda Daly - Independent

Being a teen or pre-teen with a chronic illness can be one of the loneliest, most disempowering experiences of all, which is where... Read more →

Get the vaccine and avoid the misery of being hit by flu

Monday 29th September 2014 - Independent - Independent

Almost as many people die from flu each year as are killed on our roads. So take steps to protect yourself. Doctors are a lot like... Read more →

Get to grips with 'Meat Free Monday'

Monday 29th September 2014 - Rozanne Stevens - Independent

Meat Free Monday is not just good for the environment, it's also good for your health, writes Rozanne Stevens. For those who haven... Read more →

Thousands have uncontrolled epilepsy

Monday 29th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

While many people with epilepsy have control of their seizures as a result of medication use or surgery, thousands continue to hav... Read more →

HSE figs 'confirm patients are suffering'

Wednesday 24th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

The latest waiting list figures released by the HSE ‘categorically confirm that patients are suffering as a direct result of... Read more →

E-cigs no help to smoking cancer patients

Wednesday 24th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

E-cigarettes do not appear to help cancer patients quit smoking, according to a new study. The health dangers of smoking are ... Read more →

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