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Improper use of antibiotics a major concern

Thursday 24th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

These essential drugs may become ineffective Antibiotic resistance is one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ir... Read more →

Major investment in COPD services needed

Thursday 17th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Up to 380,000 people in Ireland have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), however many of these remain undiagnosed and un... Read more →

Most over-50s know little about shingles

Thursday 17th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Just one in five people over the age of 50 in Ireland is well informed about shingles, a new survey has found. Shingles is a vira... Read more →

Major diabetes exhibition this weekend

Thursday 17th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with diabetes and their families are being encouraged to attend a major health and wellbeing event this weekend. The Diabe... Read more →

New resources for people with type 2 diabetes

Wednesday 16th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be overwhelming, with many people having to overhaul their entire lifestyle. In response to thi... Read more →

Being a Scout benefits mental health

Wednesday 16th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Being a Scout or Guide may benefit a child's mental health later in life, a new study has found. The results are based on a lifel... Read more →

Less salt being used in processed foods

Wednesday 16th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

There has been a significant reduction in the salt content of a number of food products available in Ireland, particularly process... Read more →

1 in 6 have no lump before breast cancer diagnosis

Friday 11th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Around one in six women diagnosed with breast cancer initally attends their doctor with a symptom other than a lump, a new study h... Read more →

Being a Scout benefits mental health

Friday 11th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Being a Scout or Guide may benefit a child's mental health later in life, a new study has found. The results are based on a lifel... Read more →

Major diabetes exhibition this weekend

Friday 11th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with diabetes and their families are being encouraged to attend a major health and wellbeing event this weekend. The Diabe... Read more →

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