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Breast cancer trial needs Irish patients

Wednesday 4th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Irish arm of a major international breast cancer trial is seeking 50 patients in Dublin, Cork and Waterford to take part. The... Read more →

New maternity service standards launched

Wednesday 4th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

New standards for maternity services have been published by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA). According to HIQ... Read more →

Public warned against mixing alcohol and meds

Tuesday 20th December 2016 - Debora Condon - Irish Health

With the Christmas season in full swing, many people will be socialising more than usual at this time of year. However, pharmacist... Read more →

World-first study on concussion launched

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new study on sports concussion - the first of its kind in the world - has been launched by the Institute of Technology Carlow (I... Read more →

All screen time should be limited

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

It is already well established that children who watch too much television have an increased risk of becoming obese. However, a ne... Read more →

New treatment can slow breast cancer growth

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An international cancer trial involving Irish doctors and patients has confirmed that a new treatment can significantly reduce the... Read more →

Flu cases on the increase

Tuesday 13th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of people contracting the flu has risen in recent weeks are those in at-risk groups who have not already done so, are b... Read more →

Public urged to donate blood over Christmas

Tuesday 13th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Members of the public who are eligible to donate blood are being urged to do so during the holiday period, as blood supplies are o... Read more →

Advice for families coping with addiction

Tuesday 13th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The important role that families play when it comes to coping with addiction is being highlighted as part of a new Christmas campa... Read more →

First centre for successful ageing opened

Friday 9th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Ireland's first dedicated centre of excellence for successful ageing has been officially opened by the President, Michael D. Higgi... Read more →

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