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Decision to fund CF drugs welcomed

Thursday 13th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients nationwide have welcomed the news that two groundbreaking drugs are to be reimbursed by the HSE. La... Read more →

New research prog to focus on kids with CF

Wednesday 12th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new research initiative, which focuses entirely on children with cystic fibrosis (CF), has been announced. This marks the first... Read more →

Interventions to help smokers quit do work

Tuesday 11th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While early evidence for e-cigarettes is promising, there is not enough evidence yet to recommend them to people attempting to qui... Read more →

New service offers addiction support to doctors

Friday 7th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new service aimed at supporting doctors, dentists and pharmacists with addiction or mental health issues, helped 47 practitioner... Read more →

Patients to be surveyed on hospital experiences

Thursday 6th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Up to 27,000 patients are to be asked about their experiences in the country's hospitals as part of a major new survey. The aim o... Read more →

IBS a major cause of embarrassment

Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 40% of people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) say that the condition is a major source of embarrassment for them, while a... Read more →

Reimbursement of new MS drug welcomed

Tuesday 4th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A decision by the HSE to reimburse a new medicine for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been welcomed by patients. MS is a ... Read more →

Bowel cancer very treatable if caught early

Monday 3rd April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Bowel cancer is ‘extremely treatable' if caught early, so it is essential that people can recognise the signs and symptoms o... Read more →

Concern over lack of CF drug talks

Friday 31st March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) has expressed concern about a lack of contact between the manufacturers of two groundbreaking drugs ... Read more →

Importance of organ donation highlighted

Thursday 30th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The importance of organ donation is being highlighted ahead of Organ Donor Awareness Week, which runs from April 1-8. A total of ... Read more →

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