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Free GP care for all plan delayed

Friday 25th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

All children and people over 70 will get free GP care by 2016 under a new timetable drawn up by Health Minister Leo Varadkar. Thi... Read more →

Paracetamol ineffective for back pain

Thursday 24th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

Paracetamol is no better than placebo pills at tackling acute back pain, new research has indicated. The research findings ha... Read more →

Migraine drug to go 'over-the-counter'

Thursday 24th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

The medicines watchdog, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), has recommended that the migraine drug sumatriptan be mad... Read more →

Secondary infertilty a growing problem

Thursday 24th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

An increasing number of Irish couples are having difficulty conceiving a second or subsequent child, according to a Dublin fertili... Read more →

Number of British women travelling to USA to choose the sex of their baby on the rise

Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - Patricia Murphy - Independent

Hundreds of British couples are travelling to specialist clinics in America to choose the gender of their child in an act of 'fami... Read more →

‘It started with a simple cold and ended with me being admitted to a psychiatric hospital...’

Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - Leslie Ann Horgan - Independent

Doctors thought Audrey Frost was having a breakdown when, in reality, she was suffering from a rare, life-threatening condition ca... Read more →

Blood donations down last year

Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - Irishhealth.com - Irishhealth.com

Blood donations fell by just over 4% last year, according to the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS). According to the IBTS 20... Read more →

Trinity plays key role in global schizophrenia breakthrough

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - Dick Ahlstrom - Irish Times

Findings have potential to kickstart development of new treatments. An international scientific collaboration has found 108 locati... Read more →

Leo Varadkar confirms sunbed ban comes into operation from next Monday

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

It will be an offence to allow a person under 18 years of age use a sunbed. A ban on under-18s using sunbeds will come into place ... Read more →

Top 10 tips for keeping fit on holiday

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - Pat Henry and Anna Burns - Independent

Don't let your hard work go to waste with expert advice on keeping your exercise routine going throughout your trip. With the exod... Read more →

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