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Concern over lack of CF drug talks

Friday 31st March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) has expressed concern about a lack of contact between the manufacturers of two groundbreaking drugs ... Read more →

Importance of organ donation highlighted

Thursday 30th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The importance of organ donation is being highlighted ahead of Organ Donor Awareness Week, which runs from April 1-8. A total of ... Read more →

Low B12 levels hit kids' cognitive abilities

Wednesday 29th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young children may have more cognitive problems if they have low levels of vitamin B12, a new study has found. According to the f... Read more →

Exercise slows decline in Parkinson's

Tuesday 28th March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Exercising for less than three hours per week is linked with a slower decline in Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. P... Read more →

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 →

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