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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 →

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 →

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