Call for end-of-life strategy in hospitals

Tuesday 15th July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Oireachtas committee calls for action on regional disparities in hospice services. All hospitals should draw up strategies for dea... Read more →

1 in 3 Alzheimer cases could be prevented

Tuesday 15th July 2014 - Deborah Condon -

One-third of Alzheimer's cases worldwide could potentially be prevented, new research suggests. Alzheimer's disease affects a... Read more →

Doctor's Orders: Exercise is a game-changer in life

Monday 14th July 2014 - Ciara Kelly - Independent

Its time to pull the runners back on and hit the pavement . I went for my first run in about two months this week. I'd injured my ... Read more →

'I believe things can only get better for people with CF'

Monday 14th July 2014 - Independent - Independent

Orla Tinsley was one of only 1,100 cystic fibrosis sufferers in the world to try out a new medication for the debilitating genetic... Read more →

New eye test could detect early stage Alzheimer’s

Monday 14th July 2014 - Irish Times - Irish Times

Early trials show key biomarkers can be identified in retina and lens. Regular eye tests could in future be used to diagnose early... Read more →

Top tips from the experts to help ensure a good night's sleep

Friday 11th July 2014 - Independent - Independent

Make the bedroom a sleep haven. "Bedrooms should be quiet, dark, not too hot or cold, well ventilated and used for sleep only," sa... Read more →

Sleep well: how to get more than 40 winks

Friday 11th July 2014 - Chrissie Russell - Independent

One in five of us will suffer from insomnia, but why and what can we do to cure it? By Chrissie Russell. The red glow of your... Read more →

Free GP care for over-70s will ‘require legislation’

Friday 11th July 2014 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Crown proposes that non-smokers could be given discount on health insurance. Legislation will be required to give effect to t... Read more →

Insect Bite: 'Lyme disease almost destroyed my life'

Thursday 10th July 2014 - Celine Naughton - Independent

An insect bite seems like a minor annoyance. But as the HSE urges us to protect themselves against tick bites, Celine Naughton tal... Read more →

Avoiding ticks and other bugs this summer

Thursday 10th July 2014 - Celine Naughton - Independent

According to public health specialist Paul McKeown, it is likely that there are 50-100 cases of Lyme disease in Ireland every year... Read more →

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