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500+ cancers detected by BowelScreen

Thursday 27th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 500 cancers were detected by the National Bowel Screening Programme, BowelScreen, between October 2012 and December 2015, a n... Read more →

Importance of vaccines highlighted

Wednesday 26th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The HSE is reminding people of the importance of vaccinations, following a number of measles outbreaks and related deaths in Europ... Read more →

Fake news impacting vaccination rates

Tuesday 25th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Major concern has been expressed about the impact of social media campaigns and fake news when it comes to vaccination-associated ... Read more →

Warning about drinking during pregnancy

Monday 24th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An estimated 600 babies are born with foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in Ireland every year, a public health specialist has warned. ... Read more →

Cycling to work linked to major health benefits

Friday 21st April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who cycle to and from work have a much lower risk of developing heart disease and cancer, a new study has found. They also... Read more →

1 in 5 regularly buy gluten-free foods

Thursday 20th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 20% of Irish people regularly shop for gluten-free products, despite the fact that just 1% of the population has been medical... Read more →

Concern over oral health of older people

Wednesday 19th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over half of older people in Ireland have not visited a dentist in at least three years, despite the fact that good oral health is... Read more →

Almost 9,500 on hospital trolleys in March

Tuesday 18th April 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 9,500 hospital patients were on trolleys last month - the highest figure recorded during any month of March between 2006 an... Read more →

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 →

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