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'Fat shaming' does not work

Wednesday 17th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Making people feel ashamed about their weight does not help them to lose it. In fact, many may simply gain more, a new study has f... Read more →

Gaining just 5lbs raises BP

Wednesday 17th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Gaining just five pounds in weight can raise a healthy adult's blood pressure, a new study has found. While many people are aware... Read more →

Bullied kids face nightmares, terrors

Wednesday 17th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Twelve-year-old children are much more likely to suffer from nightmares, night terrors or sleep walking if they were bullied betwe... Read more →

Smoking dads up kids' asthma risk

Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Children have a greater risk of developing asthma if their fathers smoked before their conception, a study has found. This marks ... Read more →

Tranquillisers may up Alzheimer risk

Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

People who take a group of drugs commonly used to treat anxiety and insomnia may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's ... Read more →

Community stroke services need overhaul

Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Stroke patients who are discharged from hospital back into the community often face ‘chronic service shortages', which can h... Read more →

Daily breakfast cuts kids' diabetes risk

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

A new study appears to back up the old saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It found that children who ea... Read more →

Sport may benefit boys' math skills

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Boys who are very physically active during their early years of school may have better reading and math skills, a new study sugges... Read more →

Waking during surgery a big fear

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

While most episodes of accidental awareness while under general anaesthesia are short-lived, they can lead to long-term psychologi... Read more →

Hospitals seeing more gunshot wounds

Wednesday 10th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

There has been a ‘dramatic increase in gun crime in Dublin over the last four decades' and this is placing a burden on hospi... Read more →

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