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Concealed pregnancies still persist today

Monday 27th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Concealed pregnancies still occur in Ireland today and are often negatively covered by the media, which can have a detrimental imp... Read more →

Waist-to-hip ratio linked to womb cancer

Friday 24th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who have a higher hip-to-waist ratio may have an increased risk of developing cancer of the womb, a new study has found. Th... Read more →

Be careful giving medicine to children

Thursday 23rd March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parents are being reminded to be particularly cautious when giving medicines to children, as an incorrect dose can be harmful. Ac... Read more →

Early obesity linked to liver problems later on

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Males who are overweight or obese as teenagers may face an increased risk of developing severe liver problems later in life, a new... Read more →

Getting better sleep like winning lottery

Tuesday 21st March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

If you want to feel like you have won the lottery, try improving the quality of your sleep. According to a new study, improving s... Read more →

'Harmless' painkillers linked to heart risk

Monday 20th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Commonly-used painkillers, which are considered harmless by many, may increase the risk of cardiac arrest, a new study has found. ... Read more →

Eye checks essential to detect glaucoma

Thursday 16th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People are being reminded that the only way to detect the eye disease, glaucoma, is through regular eye tests. According to the I... Read more →

Ophthalmology waiting lists 'out of control'

Wednesday 15th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some Irish patients face the risk of irreversible damage to their vision due to ophthalmology waiting lists that are ‘out of... Read more →

People urged not to buy medicines online

Tuesday 14th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People are being warned of the dangers of sourcing prescription medicines online as there can be no guarantees about their safety.... Read more →

Planning lodged for new maternity hospital

Monday 13th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A planning application for the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH), which is to be built on the grounds of St Vincent's Universi... Read more →

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