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Diagnosis of skin condition can take 8 years

Friday 10th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Many people living with the skin condition, hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), remain undiagnosed and for those who do manage to get a... Read more →

Over-50s face range of health issues

Thursday 9th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People over the age of 50 often face a range of health issues, such as depression, pain and obesity, however despite this, they co... Read more →

15 Ways to control asthma

Wednesday 8th March 2017 - Niamh Cahill - Independent

The cold and flu season is well and truly under way and for some asthma sufferers, symptoms are worse during winter. This is a w... Read more →

Jump in number of living kidney donors

Tuesday 7th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 170 kidney transplants took place last year, 50 of which came from living donors, new figures have shown. According to figur... Read more →

Five surprising food myths that could be impacting your health and weight

Monday 6th March 2017 - Orla Walsh - Independent

Is organic food better for you? Are eggs bad for you? Finding out the truth about what's good for you is a minefield - so dietit... Read more →

1,400+ waiting to see a genetic consultant

Friday 3rd March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 1,400 children were waiting to see a genetic consultant at the end of January, a major conference has been told. Delegates w... Read more →

Call for cigarette plain packaging start date

Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) is calling on the Government to replace branded cigarette packs with plain ones as soon as possible... Read more →

Prescription charges reduced for over-70s

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Prescription charges have been reduced for 390,000 people over the age of 70. From March 1, those over the age of 70 will be char... Read more →

Alcohol consumption increased last year

Tuesday 28th February 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish people drank more alcohol last year compared to the year before, with spirits and cider seeing the biggest jumps in consumpt... Read more →

Fruit and veg may lower COPD risk

Monday 27th February 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

COPD is Ireland's fourth biggest killer and smoking is the main cause. However, a new study has found that former and current smok... Read more →

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