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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 →

New care standards for bereaved parents

Monday 15th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

New standards aimed at helping parents who have suffered pregnancy loss or perinatal death have been launched by the HSE. Accordi... Read more →

Exercise benefits those with schizophrenia

Monday 15th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Aerobic exercise could significantly improve the lives of those affected by the mental health condition, schizophrenia, a new stud... Read more →

World's biggest sperm bank making regular deliveries here

Friday 12th August 2016 - Alan O'Keeffe - Irish Independent

Home insemination with donor sperm is occurring in significant numbers in Ireland, with some 75 shipments to home addresses fr... Read more →

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