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Diabetes eye screen scheme on target

Monday 25th August 2014 - Irishhealth.com - Irishhealth.com

Diabetic RetinaScreen - the National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme is on target to complete its first round of national dia... Read more →

Smoking link to head/neck cancer deaths

Monday 25th August 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

A new study conducted by by the National Cancer Registry of Ireland (NCRI) has found that head and neck cancer patients who smoke ... Read more →

Robin Williams death has made us all think

Monday 25th August 2014 - Dr Ciara Kelly - Independent

Suicide affects 500 Irish families every year, including Ciara Kelly's own family. But for those thinking of suicide, there is hel... Read more →

'Back to front' guidelines on abortion

Thursday 21st August 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

Nearly seven months after the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act came into effect, health professionals have to date only bee... Read more →

Failure to take medicine as prescribed costs Irish government millions

Thursday 21st August 2014 - Ailin Quinlan - Independent

Many Irish patients take their medication incorrectly, costing the government millions and contributing to premature death rates. ... Read more →

How to identify the symptoms of Shingles

Thursday 21st August 2014 - Dr Ciara Kelly - Independent

Varicella Zoster or Shingles effects one in five of us and kicks us when we're down. Shingles, really is the virus that keeps on g... Read more →

Warning on September asthma spike

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

The Asthma Society of Ireland has warned that emergency hospital admissions for children with asthma increase significantly in the... Read more →

New advance in fight against superbugs

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

Irish scientists have made an advance in the fight against resistant hospital superbugs. The team from the School of Pharmacy at ... Read more →

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 →

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