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New food pyramid launched

Friday 9th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new food pyramid has been launched, which highlights the importance of eating more fruit and vegetables. According to the Depar... Read more →

Handful of nuts daily reduces disease risk

Friday 9th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Consuming a handful of nuts every day could reduce a person's risk of developing a number of diseases, including cancer and heart ... Read more →

Participants needed for breast cancer study

Wednesday 7th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Patients with metastatic breast cancer are being asked to take part in a study, which aims to help better understand and address t... Read more →

The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)

Wednesday 7th December 2016 - The Journal.ie - The Journal

THE DEPARTMENT OF Health has announced new healthy eating guidelines and a new food pyramid, which stresses eating fruit and veget... Read more →

'Forgotten' illness must be tackled

Wednesday 7th December 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 10,000 people are newly diagnosed with heart failure every year in Ireland and it is the leading cause of hospitalisation her... Read more →

New guide for parents of premature babies

Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland every year and many parents struggle to know what to do if their child ends up i... Read more →

Minimum unit pricing will reduce alcohol harm

Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The first study to investigate the potential impact of minimum unit pricing for alcohol at a population level has found that it wi... Read more →

Big weight gain over years ups cancer risk

Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Significant weight gain over a number of years can increase a person's risk of obesity-related cancers by over 50%, a new study ha... Read more →

New vaccines will be introduced next month

Thursday 24th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Will target illnesses common in young children. Children will be able to avail of two new vaccines from December 1, following an ... Read more →

Not enough women taking folic acid

Thursday 24th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Vitamin cuts risk of serious defects in babies While the vast majority of women are aware of the benefits of taking folic acid, o... Read more →

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