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Speedy diagnosis of diabetes in kids crucial

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Up to one-third of children in Ireland who are in the early stages of type 1 diabetes are not being referred to hospital promptly ... Read more →

Irish women seeking abortions turned away at major UK clinic

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Eilish O'Regan - Independent

Many women from Ireland who travel to England for a pregnancy termination at one of its main abortion providers are being referred... Read more →

Breast cancer risk from HRT 'underestimated'

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Ella Pickover - Independent

The risks of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may have been underestimated, experts have said. Women taking combined HRT to co... Read more →

Anaemia ups stroke death risk

Friday 19th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The risk of death after stroke may be higher in people with anaemia, a new study has found. Anaemia is a condition caused by a la... Read more →

Experts to address cancer vaccine concerns

Friday 19th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Around 280 women in Ireland will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and some 90 will die from the disease in 2016, the Irish Cancer... Read more →

Concussion changes brain structure of athletes

Friday 19th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Female athletes who suffer at least one concussion appear to experience long-term structural changes to the brain, researchers hav... Read more →

Teacher-student relationship key to behaviour

Wednesday 17th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With thousands of children getting ready to go back to school shortly, a new study has found that those who have a positive relati... Read more →

Alcohol warning ahead of Leaving Cert results

Wednesday 17th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parents of students due to receive their Leaving Cert results this week are being encouraged to talk to their children about the r... Read more →

Public urged to ensure measles vaccination

Wednesday 17th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Members of the public are being reminded of the importance of vaccinating themselves against measles. According to the Health Pro... Read more →

Breastfeeding more likely after home birth

Monday 15th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women are much more likely to breastfeed if they give birth at home, a new Irish study has found. Researchers in Trinity College ... Read more →

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