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Brain activity differences in autism identified

Tuesday 10th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish scientists have identified differences in the brain activity of people with autism, which may explain some of their behaviou... Read more →

Flu season began earlier this year

Tuesday 10th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 270 people have been hospitalised with flu this winter, with 15 of these requiring care in intensive care units (ICUs), the H... Read more →

Major roads linked to dementia risk

Monday 9th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who live close to major roads may have a small increased risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests. Precious resea... Read more →

Flu 'not to blame for ED overcrowding'

Friday 6th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The Government has been criticised for blaming the current overcrowding problems in Emergency Departments (EDs) on an increased nu... Read more →

Road users urged to be seen

Friday 6th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Road users are being reminded of the importance of being seen at this time of the year. Fewer hours of daylight and poor weather ... Read more →

Cancer has big impact on mental health

Friday 6th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Cancer has a major impact on the mental health of patients, with as many as four in five survivors suffering with anxiety and/or d... Read more →

Processed meat may worsen asthma symptoms

Wednesday 4th January 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Eating large amounts of processed meats, such as ham, sausage and salami, may worsen the symptoms of asthma, a new study has found... Read more →

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 →

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