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6 reasons not to panic about Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Ireland

Monday 4th August 2014 - Patricia Murphy - Independent

While the world is experiencing the worst ever outbreak of EVD, the threat to Ireland is very low. Here is six reasons not to pani... Read more →

Having babies close together is safe

Monday 4th August 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Most of us are familiar with the term Irish twins - when siblings are born less than 12 months apart, sometimes even within the sa... Read more →

The facts about the Ebola Virus Disease

Thursday 31st July 2014 - Harriet Alexander - Independent

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has killed over 600 people since it was first diagnosed in February this year. We look at what exact... Read more →

Why the full fat diet is not as unhealthy as you think

Thursday 31st July 2014 - Dr Michael Mosley - Independent

Six decades after experts told us that fat was bad for us, we're more overweight than ever. What if they got it wrong? Dr Michael ... Read more →

'Five a day' is enough

Thursday 31st July 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

It is already known that consuming five portions of fruit and vegetables per day lowers a person's risk of death. Now a new study ... Read more →

400 complaints against doctors last year

Tuesday 29th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

A total of 400 complaints about doctors were made to the Medical Council last year, according to its latest annual report. This c... Read more →

Do not ignore medicine warnings

Tuesday 29th July 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Ignoring the warning messages that come with medicines is like ignoring the warning signs on a road while driving - it can be fata... Read more →

First malaria vaccine could be available by next year

Tuesday 29th July 2014 - Irish Times - Irish Times

GlaxoSmithKline submits application to European Medicines Agency for assessment. A British drug maker has come a step closer to ma... Read more →

The shape we're in: Facts about Irish obesity

Monday 28th July 2014 - Kathy Donaghy - Independent

As a nation, we're getting fatter to the point of a crisis. It's especially prevalent among older people, according to a new repor... Read more →

Shift work ups diabetes risk

Monday 28th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

Doing shift work can increase your risk of developing diabetes, according to new research. Researchers in China found that any pe... Read more →

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