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'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 →

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 →

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