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20% with allergies miss work as a result

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Around 20% of people with allergies have missed work as a result, while 35% feel that their allergies affect their mood, a new sur... Read more →

Ireland's first brain tumour biobank launched

Friday 2nd June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's first brain tumour biobank has been launched, marking a ‘really important development in brain tumour research' in... Read more →

Public urged to 'Drink Tea for MND'

Thursday 1st June 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association is calling on people to ‘Drink Tea for MND' this month, in order to raise vital ... Read more →

Ireland's first brain tumour biobank launched

Wednesday 31st May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's first brain tumour biobank has been launched, marking a ‘really important development in brain tumour research' in... Read more →

Heart failure risk for premature babies

Tuesday 30th May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Babies born prematurely may have an increased risk of developing heart failure during childhood and adolescence, a new study has f... Read more →

Newborn girls have genetic advantage over boys

Monday 29th May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Newborn baby girls have better outcomes than boys due to a genetic advantage, new Irish research has revealed. According to the f... Read more →

Mum's BMI linked to kid's perceived abilities

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A child's academic ability is more likely to be perceived as below average if their mother is obese, a new Irish study suggests. ... Read more →

Cancer patients urged to ask about drug trials

Monday 22nd May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of cancer patients taking part in cancer drug trials should be doubled from its current 3% to 6%, Cancer Trials Ireland... Read more →

44 calls per day to domestic abuse helpline

Thursday 18th May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A 24-hour helpline for women affected by domestic abuse received almost 16,000 calls last year - that is around 44 calls every sin... Read more →

New weight loss surgery programme launched

Wednesday 17th May 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new weight loss surgery programme has been launched at the Mater Private Hospital in Dublin. Weight loss (bariatric) surgery ha... Read more →

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